12 Years a Slave (2013)

Yesterday afternoon, I made it out to see this year’s Oscar front-runner, 12 Years a Slave. This morning on the tube, I saw an ad for it in a newspaper a fellow traveler was reading and my first thought was, “I should go see that again.” My second thought: “I can’t do that to myself again…

2014 Oscar Predictions

The time of year is upon us: Oscars season. Every year, I pose the challenge to myself to see all of the Best Picture nominees and somehow have never been able to do it in the past. There’s always been one or two that I couldn’t get my hands on in time – but this…

Love Actually (2003)

For us Americans, it is now past Thanksgiving and that means all things Christmas. It’s time to celebrate with some Christmas music, a warm fire in the fireplace, some hot cocoa, and a Christmas film to finish the night off right. In the spirit of the season, I’ll go back to my favorite Christmas films…