Monthly Archives: February 2011

2010 Jyerating Film Award Nominations

I’ve been agonizing over these nominations for a while now, but I’m finally done putting them together. Obviously there are still films from 2010 that I want to see, but I’m going ahead with the awards anyway. You’ll notice some … Continue reading

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“Stardust Memories” review

Right of the bat I’d have to recommend that you see Federico Fellini’s “8 ½” before viewing this. Allen’s film parallels Fellini’s, although that being said, both films are quite different. This is an Allen film through and through. He … Continue reading

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“The Ghost Writer” review

  A writer (Played by the competent and easy to watch Ewen McGregor) is hired to help write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang.  But things aren’t as simple as all that when McGregor starts to think … Continue reading

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In honour of Valentine’s Day: My favourite couples from the big screen!

I’ve gone with 21 (my age) different couples. I think you’ll find it’s quite a diverse list. In no order: Tom Hansen & Summer Finn – (500) Days of Summer So this may not be the perfect relationship, but this … Continue reading

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“Solino” review

I don’t feel like this breaks too much new ground. The tone is very familiar. It feels a bit like “Cinema Paradiso”. Which isn’t a bad thing, but don’t go in expecting things you haven’t already seen. Although it does … Continue reading

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“Brokeback Mountain” review

I wasn’t sure what to watch yesterday. I sat looking at my DVD collection and opted to rewatch this. Good decision on my behalf. Oscars night of 2006 a travesty happened… “Crash” was awarded Best Picture over this and Spielberg’s … Continue reading

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“Akira” review

I’ve noticed a trend with Katsuhiro Otomo’s films. Firstly with “Steamboy” and now with “Akira”… they’re not captivating! Sure he can throw out large scale action sequences, but I don’t even enjoy them! Also I don’t much care for the … Continue reading

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