Tag Archives: Lincoln

Why So Serious? Movie Reviews – January 2013

We’re back!

We celebrate our one year anniversary with a look back at the Best and Worst movies of January 2013. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lincoln

Set against the backdrop of the American Civil war, Lincoln follows the 16th President of the United States as he struggles with his own cabinet over his decision to end slavery. Continue reading

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Rant – What the hell, Academy?

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced last Thursday, and the internet immediately went into overdrive. Where were the nominations for Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson? What about The Hunt and Marion Cotillard’s Rust and Bone? My nomination predictations are here, and now I get to go on a rant and ask What the hell, Academy? And also give my predictions as to who will win the major categories.

Warning: contains hyperbole.

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Cinema Review – Django Unchained

Fresh from putting his name to the unholy mess that was The Man with the Iron Fists, Quentin Tarantino is back behind the camera for Django Unchained. The story is that of a bounty hunter, Dr King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), who needs a certain slave to identify one of his targets. Django (Jamie Foxx) is that slave and the pair quickly become equals and allies who take on the might of plantation and slave owner Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). Continue reading

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Rant – The Golden Globes, 2013

Wow, I am more than a little late to this party! I find it difficult to believe that the Golden Globes are tomorrow night; they totally snuck up on me!

Anyway, it is typical for me to post my predictions about the winners, and be pretty much wrong, but have fun doing it, so here goes… Continue reading

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