Thursday, June 25, 2009
Michael Jackson and Farrah die on same day
Now is that like Jefferson and Adams dying on same day? To some, it's bigger.
I think it goes without saying Michael Jackson is going to have a pretty huge funeral. Anyway you cut it, both news items are incredibly shocking, and extraordinarily tragic.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
10 Best Picture Nominations
Okay, so as the story goes the Academy is expanding the field of Best Picture nominees, from five slots to TEN.
The first half of this moviegoing year is days from being over, and I can't even count 5 that should be considered for such a distinction.
AMPAS, what you ladies and gentlemen have done is still admirable, but you're a year too late. The Dark Knight (along with Wall-E) has been permanently snubbed. Sure it got eight nominations (and two Oscars, one for Heath Ledger) but the one nom that counted was given to an arguably inferior film. Which one, I'll let you readers determine.
At any rate, AMPAS finally corrected a slight, but which films will benefit? An arguably more important question is, which films should?
Monday, June 22, 2009
Still running around Los Angeles, trying to get a grip on the various transportation systems. . .
I will post as often as I can, but between this and doing intermittent CG work, I know one thing--the Wonder Woman review will likely suffer. Still, I will try to post it soon.