Posts Tagged ‘revolutionary road’

Finally. It’s over. The 2000s. The 00s. The aughts. Whatever the fuck you want to call it. We’re done. And with the close of the decade, comes the obligatory nostalgic look back. And while we’ve suffered through a lot of bullshit these past ten years, there is also much to be appreciated–especially when it comes […]


by The Great White Gypsy A Serious Man – Written and Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen Set in 1967, this black comedy follows a Jewish professor as he attempts to stop his life from unraveling after his wife announces she wants a divorce. It would appear that the Coen dynasty is back in full […]


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 […]


First and foremost, we would like to thank all of you who supported us on Sunday and followed the live blog.  It was a big day for Sexy Gypsy, and it really set the bar high. Unfortunately, the Academy set the bar pretty low for hosting this year.  Hugh Jackman, while slightly entertaining and charismatic […]


Best Picture Of the five films in this category, only two really have a shot. Frost/Nixon was a great stage adaptation with amazing performances and, while solid, was ultimately compromised by Ron Howard‘s lack of technical abilities. The Reader was boring, poorly constructed, and probably the most overrated film in the last 20 years. And […]


by The Great White Gypsy   “How far would you go to protect a secret?”  Hopefully further than Stephen Daldry did in The Reader. The Reader started out as an obscure little art film, before exploding into theaters after the Golden Globes gave Kate Winslet a Best Supporting Actress for it.  I hadn’t seen too […]


                                  So now that we’ve all had a chance to absorb the Oscar nominations, it’s time to start placing bets.  We already mentioned that, in the last three years, every Oscar winner for Best Actor and Actress also won […]