86th Academy Awards – Predictions

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

It’s that time of the year again when the entire world gathers around their TV sets, computer monitors, twitter feeds or what have you to watch rich people give each other awards… I mean The Oscars. Therefore, just for fun I’ve prepared a list of who in my opinion will win tonight. It doesn’t necessarily mean that I think the following films should or deserve to win, but I am now testing a quasi-scientific method and I hope I’m up to something here. Continue reading

Minireview: “Dallas Buyers Club”

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Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, “Dallas Buyers Club” was most likely conceived with the awards season in mind, as it checks all the necessary boxes to be officially considered ‘Oscar bait’, and it is never a good sign. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, and Jennifer Garner, the film is a biographical piece about Ron Woodroof (McConaughey), a flesh-and-bone Texan who contracted HIV back in the mid-80’s when not only the treatment had not been properly developed, but the fact of being diagnosed with AIDS went hand in hand with being cast out to the margin of (a very conservative) society; Continue reading