Category Archives: Oscars

Film of the Day: Monster´s Ball (2001)

With his performances in the Coen Brothers’ The Man Who Wasn’t There and now Monster’s Ball, Billy Bob Thornton has shown he’s able to command the screen with seemingly minimal effort. His ability to eliminate the flashy and unnecessary, stripping characters … Continue reading

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Humphrey Bogart (1899 – 1957)

Though he was typecast for many years as a Gangster in films, High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon established him as a leading man. He had a very clear and defined screen persona: the cynic wich proved to have a … Continue reading

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Oscars 2011: The Bening vs Portman

I couldn´t care less about  this years winners and losers except for the fact that the brilliant Annette Bening was once again snubbed in favor of Natalie Portman. Now, I´m not saying that Portman didn´t deserve recognition for the only … Continue reading

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A Review of Inception

I actually liked this film and because it´s nominated for the Academy Awards I´m posting a very interesting review of it that I read a while ago. by Gary Westfahl Like the architects of dreams in his film Inception, writer-director Christopher … Continue reading

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Review of the Week:Black Swan

MULHOLLAND DRIVE FOR DUMMIES. I saw this film a while ago and was reluctant to write about it because I had been really anxious to see it. Aronofsky, Portman, Cassel, Ballet, madness, etc, all names and themes that interest me. … Continue reading

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