Monthly Archives: January 2012

“Hugo” up for 11 Oscars, does it have a chance?

I left the house yesterday intending to see ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ but ended up seeing ‘Hugo’ instead. My personal excitement level about seeing this was pretty low. I had a hard time imaginging how someone (even Scorsese) could take … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud, Incredibly Close–not a 9/11 movie but a study of grief.

EL-IC. Just returned from the theater. Very impressed. I am not a fan of manipulative tear jerkers so I have to say I was apprehensive, of all the ‘best’ nominees this is the one I wanted to see the least. … Continue reading

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On a mission

Writing will be taking a back seat while I make sure I see all the major Oscar movies before March. Going with the 12 year old. Starting with ‘Extremely Loud’…which will be interesting because she doesn’t remember 9/11 as she was only 2. … Continue reading

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Janaury Post: The Year of Doing..

2012 Declared the ‘Year of Doing’– as my 14 year-old daughter pointed out I better hurry because the apocalypse is in just 11 months. And you all thought it was the Year of theDragon… Considering how quickly the last year … Continue reading

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