A Look Back At 2013 On Oscar Night

Tonight are the Academy Awards. At least I think so. I'm enough of a movie fan to have started a movie website, so of course I'm interested in them, but I probably won't be able to watch them (last year a TV channel here in Costa Rica was playing a dubbed version, but it was pretty bad; that's irrelevant, though, since we moved our TV in the meantime and the antenna isn't connected, so we went from two channels to zero). It's also debatable how much the Oscars matter. Nevertheless, I sometimes Read more [...]

Travolta Double Feature

It's been months and months since anyone's posted to this blog, so I've come here to dust the cobwebs off. Yes, that's right, John Travolta's "disco duo" of movies has pulled me out of seclusion and forced me to comment. But before we go on, have a look at this to get you in the mood for this post: Allow me to be frank: This video is awesome. Or, as the girl at 2:20 says, "All right!" I got Saturday Night Fever and Staying Alive as part of a Christmas gift exchange (the letter this year was Read more [...]

Heartbreaking Comedies

This is my first time writing for a blog so I apologize in advance if this turns out bad or I make mistakes.  I also can't promise I am as good of a writer as Sitzman or Dusty.I recently watched Seeking A Friend At The End Of The World.  I went into the movie expecting a dark, slightly goofy, comedy.  While it is those things, I unexpectedly found myself feeling extreme sadness throughout the entire film.  For those who don't know, Seeking A Friend stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley going Read more [...]