My Top Ten Films of 2010

I didn’t put up a list of my favorite movies of last year at the end of 2010 or the beginning of 2011 because I knew that there were a lot of titles I hadn’t been able to see yet that looked like viable candidates for a Top Ten. And almost a year later there […]

Nominated films reviewed, Twitter-style

Some of my thoughts on the nominated films I’ve seen so far, in the order I’ve seen them, in 140 characters or less: Iron Man 2 Not as fun as the first one. Too many CGI fights. Rockwell’s awesome, Rourke is just weird. Toy Story 3 I laughed. I cried. I cried some more. One […]

Oscar-Nominierungen und erste Prognose

Die Nominierungen sind eine Woche alt und die Fachwelt ist sich einig: The King’s Speech wird Bester Film. Wer letzte Woche noch an The Social Network geglaubt hat wurde spätestens mit den PGA Awards eines besseren belehrt. Tom Hoopers Film ist Jedermanns Liebling, David Fincher wird sich mit dem Regie-Oscar trösten müssen. Mitreden kann ich […]

Hollywood Hopeful

Update: Here are the official nominations. My thoughts later. Oscar noms in a few minutes (a.k.a. long over when you’re reading this). I’m not expecting the official ballot to differ that much from what the Awards bloggers have been predicting for the last few months. Still, there are a few names and titles that would […]