Posts Tagged ‘maggie gyllenhaal’

by The Great White Gypsy How in holy, blazing, snowball devouring hell has Jeff Bridges never won an Oscar??? Sorry, I had to get that off my chest. But the question still stands. How does one of the most well-known actors of the last 50 years create iconic character after iconic character and go completely […]


by The Great White Gypsy I wish you could’ve seen my expression last November, when I first read the Oscar nominees for 2008. I was appalled. Not only were certain films on the docket that didn’t deserve so much as an original song award, but what was almost completely absent was Sam Mendes’ gut wrenching […]


by The Great White Gypsy Away We Go – Directed by Sam Mendes, Written by Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida About a couple expecting a child that travels around the country looking for a place to start their family. I’m still reeling from Mendes’s snubbing at the Oscars last year, and this comes out too […]


“You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?” This line and many others made Jack Nicholson’s Joker (Batman, 1989) one of the best movie villains of all time. He had the smile, the charisma, and the insanity. So when it was announced that Heath Ledger (fresh off Brokeback Mountain) was to fill Jack’s […]