Posts Tagged ‘viola davis’

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 My apologies for slacking on this the last two months, we’ve had our hands full.  April’s looking interesting, but this is filler season between the Oscars and summer blockbuster season, so we’ll see. Give ‘em Hell, Malone – Directed by Russell Mulcahy, Written by Mark Hosack Before Resident Evil: Extinction […]


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 So a priest walks into a rectory… I agree, child molestation is not the least bit funny, especially by church officials.  But these days, that story ends the same way every time.  The church is saturated with loose morals and questionable ethics.  Which is why a film like Doubt speaks […]


                                  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 […]