Posts Tagged argo

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 No Comments

I think the Academy was sorely mistaken in their decision not to nominate Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty. The execution of the film as well as the precision of the acting, led by the magnificent Jessica Chastain, was captivatingly impressive. The film itself reminded me a lot of Argo in terms of pacing. Belabored […]

Nathan Wraps His Hands Around the Academy

2013 Oscar Nominations

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 No Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan discuss the recent announcement for this year’s nominees for Best Picture at the 2013 (or 85th) Academy Awards. There may be some strangling involved, so get out your neck braces. Click the link to watch!

Argo

Argo

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 1 Comment

One of the most fascinating aspects of Argo was how well they captured the time period in which the film was set. All the work that went into creating the ambiance of the late 70’s is highly admirable. In terms of the story, the film equally soared. The pacing was such that the exposition and […]

Argo Poster

Argo

Monday, October 29, 2012 No Comments

Like Argo’s tag line says, “The movie was fake. The mission was…” well, not quite as depicted, but how often does a Hollywood depiction of a true story show all the facts as they were? Yes, Canada played a far more integral role than the film credited (and there were a number of other factual […]