Last but not least, here is the list of MY PICKS for the best films of 2013. The Oscars are soon, and only a few on my list are represented, though that should not stop YOU from appreciating them, too…
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DOWNTON ABBEY: “Episode 404”
Downton Abbey returns this week to examine “the morning after,” and spirals ever closer to the drain on this sinkhole of a season. But we must Keep Calm and Carry On. Into the void we go: Continue reading DOWNTON ABBEY: “Episode 404”
What You Missed in Television in 2013…
…That you should NOT miss in 2014. All right Kiddies, it Thursday, the day when my opinions jump out of my brain and into this Fellowship. Let us dive right in! Continue reading What You Missed in Television in 2013…
DOWNTON ABBEY: “Episode 403”
It’s all opera singing and drama this week at Downton, and you cannot say I didn’t warn you.
For Your Consideration: Cate Blanchett
In spotlighting the best of cinema in 2013, one would be remiss not to discuss Cate Blanchett’s performance in Woody Allen’s masterful character study Blue Jasmine. Nominated for a Golden Globe amongst stiff competition, Blanchett has swept nearly every award thus far, and for good reason.
For Your Consideration: MUD
Jeff Nichols’s coming-of-age, southern fairy tale is the year’s best film. So why has everyone forgotten about it?
DOWNTON ABBEY: “Episode 401 / 402”
We open in the dead of night, the castle in shadows to signify those we’ve lost and what lies ahead this season for the residents of the Abbey.
On the Street Where You Live
Once upon a time, in a land of pastoral backdrops and toothpicks that served more to pick between phantom teeth that were no longer there than to promote healthy gums, I was rescued from selling flowers on the corner, singing about choc-o-lates and warm, comfy ‘airs, by a man trying to win a bet.