Thursday, November 24, 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011

What I Watched - March - 2011

Movies
Four Lions - Netflix - Very Good
Never Let Me Go - Netflix - Good
Unstoppable - Netflix - Good
The Slammin' Salmon - Boot -ok
Offspring - Netflix - Good
Get Him to the Greek - Netflix - Very Good
Primal - Netflix - ok
I Spit on your Grave (2010) - Netflix - Good
Fish Tank - Netflix - Very Good
Easy A - Netflix - Good

TV
Mildred Pierce
Southland
V
Jersey Shore
Fringe
Community
30 Rock
Hawaii Five-O
COPS
The Soup
The Dish
Family Guy


Reading -

Comic Books - My pull list...
B.P.R.D.

The Walking Dead

Video Games - X-BOX 360
Dead Space 2

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Oscar Winners - 2010

I was pulling for the The Social Network.... but whatever... The King’s Speech was good.
It was nice to see Trent Reznor win a Oscar....crazy times.


Oscar Winners - 2010

  • Best Picture The King’s Speech
  • Director Tom Hooper
  • Actor in a Leading Role Colin Firth
  • Actress in a Leading Role Natalie Portman
  • Actor in a Supporting Role Christian Bale
  • Actress in a Supporting Role Melissa Leo
  • Animated Feature Toy Story 3
  • Original Screenplay The King’s Speech
  • Adapted Screenplay The Social Network
  • Original Song We Belong Together
  • Original Score The Social Network
  • Film Editing The Social Network
  • Visual Effects Inception
  • Documentary Feature Inside Job
  • Short Film, Live Action God of Love
  • Documentary Short Subject Strangers No More
  • Costume Design Alice in Wonderland
  • Makeup The Wolfman
  • Sound Editing Inception
  • Sound Mixing Inception
  • Foreign Language Film In a Better World
  • Short Film, Animated The Lost Thing
  • Cinematography Inception
  • Art Direction Alice in Wonderland

What I Watched - February- 2011

Movies
Silkwood
- Cable - Great
On the Beach - Cable - Great
Salt - Netflix - OK
Octaman - Netflix VOD - Very bad..in a good way...
Monsters - DVD - Great
Let Me In - DVD - Very Good
Red - Netflix - OK
The Kings Speech - DVD - Boot - Great
Dogtooth - Netflix VOD - Very Good
The Dark side of the Moon (1990) - Netflix VOD
Piranha 3D - DVD - Good
The American - Netflix - Very Good

TV
83rd Academy Awards - blah
The Sunset Limited - Good
53rd annual Grammy Awards  -  great Freakshow
Southland - Great Series
V - ok
Jersey Shore - the best
Fringe - Very Good
Community - Great
30 Rock - Great
Hawaii Five-O - ok
COPS
The Soup
The Dish
Family Guy


Reading -

Comic Books - My pull list...
B.P.R.D.

The Walking Dead

Video Games - X-BOX 360
Dead Space 2

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

What I Watched - January 2011

Movies
Enter The Void - Netflix - VOD - the 2001 of drug movies...lol
The Host - Netflix - VOD - Very Good
The Kids are Alright - Netflix- Good
Knight and Day - Netflix- ok
Wolfen - Netflix - VOD- Very Good
Shutter Island - Netflix - VOD- Very Good
Quintet - Netflix - VOD - not for everybody
Laid to Rest - Cable VOD - bad
Another Thin Man - Cable VOD - Very Goodv
The World, The Flesh and the Devil - DVD - ok
The Green Hornet - Theater - Good
Mother ( 마더 ) - Netflix - VOD - Very Good


TV
Southland - Very Good
The Cape - so so
V-  Good
Jersey Shore - Great
Fringe - Very Good
Community - Very Good
30 Rock - Very Good
Hawaii Five-O -  Good
COPS
The Soup
The Dish
Family Guy


Reading -

Comic Books - My pull list...
B.P.R.D.

The Walking Dead

Video Games - X-BOX 360
Dead Space 2

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

83nd Annual Oscar Nominations

WILL WIN
SHOULD WIN

Best Picture
“Black Swan”
“The Fighter”
“Inception”
“The Kids Are All Right ”
“The King’s Speech”
“127 Hours”
“The Social Network”
“Toy Story 3″
“True Grit”
“Winter’s Bone”

Best Direction
Darren Aronofsky for “Black Swan”
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for “True Grit”
David Fincher for “The Social Network”
Tom Hooper for “The King’s Speech”
David O. Russell for “The Fighter”

Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”
Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”
Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”
James Franco in “127 Hours”
Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” 

Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right”
Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone”
Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”
Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine”

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale in “The Fighter”
John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone”
Jeremy Renner in “The Town”
Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right”
Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech”

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams in “The Fighter”
Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech”
Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”
Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”
Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom”

Adapted Screenplay
Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for “127 Hours”
Aaron Sorkin for “The Social Network”
Michael Arndt, story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich for “Toy Story 3″
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for “True Grit”
Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini for “Winter’s Bone”

Original Screenplay
Mike Leigh for “Another Year”
Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson. Story by Keith Dorrington and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson for “The Fighter”
Christopher Nolan for “Inception”
Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg for “The Kids Are All Right”
David Seidler for “The King’s Speech”

Animated Feature
“How to Train Your Dragon”
“The Illusionist”
“Toy Story 3″

Art Direction
“Alice in Wonderland”: Robert Stromberg (Production Design), Karen O’Hara (Set Decoration)
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″: Stuart Craig (Production Design), Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration)
“Inception”: Guy Hendrix Dyas (Production Design), Larry Dias and Doug Mowat (Set Decoration)
“The King’s Speech”: Eve Stewart (Production Design), Judy Farr (Set Decoration)
“True Grit”: Jess Gonchor (Production Design), Nancy Haigh (Set Decoration)

Cinematography
“Black Swan”: Matthew Libatique
“Inception”: Wally Pfister
“The King’s Speech”: Danny Cohen
“The Social Network”: Jeff Cronenweth
“True Grit”: Roger Deakins

Costume Design
“Alice in Wonderland”: Colleen Atwood
“I Am Love”: Antonella Cannarozzi
“The King’s Speech”: Jenny Beavan
“The Tempest”: Sandy Powell
“True Grit”: Mary Zophres

Documentary (Feature)
“Exit through the Gift Shop”
“Gasland”
“Inside Job”
“Restrepo”
“Waste Land”

Documentary (Short Subject)
“Killing in the Name”
“Poster Girl”
“Strangers No More”
“Sun Come Up”
“The Warriors of Qiugang”

Film Editing
“Black Swan”: Andrew Weisblum
“The Fighter”: Pamela Martin
“The King’s Speech”: Tariq Anwar
“127 Hours”: Jon Harris
“The Social Network”: Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Foreign Language Film
“Biutiful”: Mexico
“Dogtooth”: Greece
“In a Better World”: Denmark
“Incendies”: Canada
“Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)”: Algeria

Makeup
“Barney’s Version”: Adrien Morot
“The Way Back”: Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
“The Wolfman”: Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Music (Original Score)
“How to Train Your Dragon”: John Powell
“Inception”: Hans Zimmer
“The King’s Speech”: Alexandre Desplat
“127 Hours”: A.R. Rahman
“The Social Network”: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music (Original Song)
“Coming Home” from “Country Strong” Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
“I See the Light” from “Tangled” Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater
“If I Rise” from “127 Hours” Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
“We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3″ Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Short Film (Animated)
“Day & Night”: Teddy Newton
“The Gruffalo”: Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
“Let’s Pollute”: Geefwee Boedoe
“The Lost Thing”: Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
“Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)”: Bastien Dubois

Short Film (Live Action)
“The Confession”: Tanel Toom
“The Crush”: Michael Creagh
“God of Love”: Luke Matheny
“Na Wewe”: Ivan Goldschmidt
“Wish 143″: Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

Sound Editing
“Inception”: Richard King
“Toy Story 3″: Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
“Tron: Legacy”: Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
“True Grit”: Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
“Unstoppable”: Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound Mixing
“Inception”: Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
“The King’s Speech”: Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
“Salt”: Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
“The Social Network”: Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
“True Grit”: Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland

Visual Effects
“Alice in Wonderland”: Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″: Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
“Hereafter”: Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell
“Inception”: Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
“Iron Man 2″: Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Favorite Movies for 2010

My top six films in theaters: 2010

Black Swan
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The Social Network
Shutter Island
True Grit
Inception

My top ten new films on DVD/VOD - 2010

Winter's Bone
Red Riding Trilogy
AntiChrist
The White Ribbon
[●REC] 2
The Horseman
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Harry Brown
House of the Devil
Valhalla Rising

My top three documentaries for - 2010

The T.A.M.I. Show
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Cropsey

My top five horror movies for 2010

AntiChrist
House of the Devil
The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
Frozen
Daybreakers

Movies I finally saw in 2010

The Keep
Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Monday, January 3, 2011

What I Watched - December 2010

Movies
True Grit - Theater - Great
Winter's Bone - Netflix- Great
Black Swan - Theater- Great
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work - Netflix VOD - Good
Clash of the Titans 2010 - Netflix - ok
Exit Through the Gift Shop - Netflix VOD - Very Good
I'm Still Here - Netflix VOD - ok
Redacted - Netflix - ok
Blood Simple - Cable - Very Good
A Prophet - Netflix VOD- Very Good
Valhalla Rising - Netflix VOD - Great
Crazy Heart - Netflix - Good
Restrepo - Netflix VOD - Great
Jonah Hex - Netflix - Bad
The Pledge - Netflix VOD - Very Good
Ninja Assassin - Cable -  Good
Brooklyn's Finest - Cable -  Good
Santa Claus - Cable -  Crazy

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Amscan 2010 Holiday Party!

 Amscan 2010 Holiday Party@ Abigail Kirsch At Tappan Hill Mansion

Amscan Catalog Dept 2010