Month: November 2014

Oscars 2014: “Ballsy” is the name of the game

I’m going to start by saying the 2011 Oscars were kind of lame. For those who may not recall, the best picture nominees were:

  • The Descendants
  • The Artist
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • The Help
  • Hugo
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Moneyball
  • The Tree of Life
  • Moneyball

Not a bad group of movies by any means (with the exception of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, a film who’s Best Picture nomination still boggles my mind to this day)…they were just all made specifically for the Oscars it seems, in a year that better films were all but ignored (Drive is one of the best films of this decade). Continue reading