Tag Archives: Oscars

Why So Serious? Movie Reviews – February 2013

Why So Serious? returns with a look back and the post-Oscar bad movie dumping ground that is February. Continue reading

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Why So Serious? – The Oscar Special 2013

We’re back, but instead of doing the usual Oscar Predictions show, we decided to do something a little different, and give our own Why So Serious? Oscars to the Academy Award nominated films! 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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Rant – And The Oscar goes to…

So the Oscar nominations are finally out, and there is plenty to talk about. An interesting mix this year. Obviously I am delighted for The Artist, but someone made a very valid point to me yesterday about expecting a backlash against the film that is sweeping the board at awards ceremonies around the world. I am also delighted for The Tree of Life and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which were sadly ignored at the Golden Globes. Continue reading

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