All posts tagged "great performances"

  • Oscars 2014: Will Win/Should Win (Robert Hamer)

    What a year, what a year! Well, movie-wise my whole year was – give or take some donations from generous studios – compressed to roughly three months,...

  • Oscars 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Hamer)

    I knew this day would come, and it is with a sense of both excitement and sadness.  By the end of my long deployment, I...

  • Circuit Consideration: Joel Edgerton in Warrior

    For Your Consideration – Best Lead Actor – Joel Edgerton Film: Warrior Director: Gavin O’Connor Screenplay: Gavin O’Connor, Cliff Dorfman and Anthony Tambakis Realistic Nominations: Best Supporting...

  • Poetry (***)

    So in case you weren’t aware, there were a few announcements of critics’ group awards yesterday.  As in, a seeming tidal wave of them.  Most...

  • Under the Circuit: David Cronenberg

    Born: March 15, 1943 Place: Ontario, Canada Major Awards and Citations: 48th Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Achievement (eXistenZ) 49th Cannes Film...

  • Historical Circuit: Dead Ringers (****)

    Jeremy Irons gave one of my favorite Oscar acceptance speeches.  Upon winning Best Actor for his shrewd performance as Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune,...

  • Top Ten Funniest Female Performances of All Time

    It’s no secret by now that I am very excited for Bridesmaids.  Not just because of its great reviews or my not-so-secret crush on Kristen...