Rated R Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 4 Word of Warning: Scenes of tragic poverty and violence. This movie is now playing at Lyric Cinema CafÃ© on Mountain Avenue in Fort Collins. Englishman Danny Boyle directed this Golden Globe Best Picture winner. “Slumdog Millionaire” has also been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Picture category, along with receiving nine other nominations in various categories. Read the rest of this
With award season just around the corner, movies are hitting theaters fast and furious – and so am I. Frankly, I couldn’t be happier about it. Finally, there are some great movies being released! Because of the amount of movies needing to be reviewed, some of my reviews will be a bit on the short side so that I can review two at a time for the newpaper
Will Emma Thompson received another Academy Award? “Brideshead Revisited” Read my review HERE.
I have started a new page at Heidi Town. You will find What I’m Watching on DVD under Movie Reviews. These will be shorter versions of my other reviews. Check it out! As always, feel free to leave comments or recommendations.
The 80th Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, February 24th and if you’re like me, you’ll be glued to your television from red carpet coverage to Best Picture announcement. I have always been addicted to the Oscars. I enjoy watching all the pretty-people in their Oscar-best, telling stupid little anecdotes about how hard it was to pick out just the right dress. Like we all believe
An odd French film about the life of Elle Magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby after a stroke leaves his entire body paralyzed. This movie has been nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director. Read my review under Movie Reviews or click here: The Diving Bell & the Butterfly I have also added a NOTE to my review of There will be Blood, so check it out.
I have finally reviewed There will be Blood. Find out what I thought about this Academy Award nominated movie under Movie Reviews or click here: There will be Blood
Another author I’ve recently discovered is Dennis Lehane. He wrote the book Mystic River, adapted for the screen and directed by Clint Eastwood. The movie earned several Academy Award nominations including best picture; Sean Penn won in the Best Actor category and Tim Robbins winning the Best Supporting Actor. Mystic River may have won more categories, but in 2003, the last Lord of the Rings installment was released and Rings
See my reviews of Rambo and Atonement under Movie Reviews.