Archives for January 2011

My Hollywood Fantasy Movie: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

I participated the Hollywood Fantasy Movie Draft on Anomalous Material . It is like fantasy football, but for movies and much more fun. We  cast our movie, choose a director and either pitch an original screen play or a remake. Last year, I pitched my epic love story starring Hugh Jackman and Viola Davis, An Unexpected Song. This time around I decided to do a remake of the … [Read more...]

The Oscar Nominations: Where Are The Chick Flicks?

The nominations for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced earlier today. After the Golden Globes wins and other award show nominations, many of the Oscar noms were not a surprise. What surprised many people were the people and films who were not nominated. Like the glaring omission of Christopher Nolan for Inception. While it is not a Chick Flick, Inception was one of … [Read more...]

The Golden Globes: The Good, The Bad & The Oh No You Didn’t!

The 68th Annual Golden Globes Awards broadcast on Sunday was surrounded by talk, not about January Jones' sexy red dress or Michael Douglas appearance on the show after his bout with cancer, but by the backlash against Ricky Gervais'  snarky and inappropriate jokes as the host.  In the words of actor, Robert Downey Jr. the show  has " been hugely mean-spirited with mildly … [Read more...]

Who Will Win at the Golden Globes

The 68th Annual Golden Globes Awards broadcast is tomorrow. I tried to see most of the nominated movies, but I still have my favorites. So here are my predictions for winners and the ones I want to win at the Golden Globe Awards. Watch the presentation of the Golden Globes Awards Sunday, January 16, 2011   on NBC Television at 5:00 PM PST and 8:00 PM EST. Come back to Just … [Read more...]

Black Swan: Everything Is Not So Beautiful At The Ballet

I saw Swan Lake performed on TV when I was a little girl. American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, The Bolshoi. I don't remember which company and I am not sure of the dancers' names either. Maybe Suzanne Ferrell? All I know is from that moment to this, I thought ballet was the most beautiful thing I had ever seen. I begged my parents to discontinue my much hated piano … [Read more...]