Oscars

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Oscars’ here at MarkCz.com.
‘Argo’ (Ben Affleck movie, Best Picture of 2012)

‘Argo’ (Ben Affleck movie, Best Picture of 2012)

Many people know something about the Iran hostage crisis, which began when the U.S Embassy in Tehran was stormed by angry Islamists on November 4, 1979. Fifty-two Americans inside it were then held hostage for 444 days, released only as Ronald Reagan was being sworn...

Jeff Bridges movie: ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009)

Jeff Bridges movie: ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009)

I knew I wanted to watch Crazy Heart (trailer above) — Jeff Bridges won the Academy Award, it was well-reviewed, Ryan Bingham is in it and sings the theme — but I was also hesitant. It's about an aging alcoholic singer-songwriter, so it might be a terribly tragic and...

The Oscars: Honoring the movies, our healing stories

The Oscars: Honoring the movies, our healing stories

I was catching up my backlog of Internet reading and writing on this morning of the Academy Awards when a message from a Twitter followee caught my attention: I just don't understand all the Oscars coverage. It's quite pathetic. For some reason, I was instantly...

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

We have recently endured an insufferable procession of godawful movies. They show up here roughly a year after being added to our Netflix queue, so it's sometimes hard to remember who to blame for muck like Never Been Thawed or Love Actually or Dreamland — or The...

Oscars

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Oscars’ here at MarkCz.com.

‘Argo’ (Ben Affleck movie, Best Picture of 2012)

Many people know something about the Iran hostage crisis, which began when the U.S Embassy in Tehran was stormed by angry Islamists on November 4, 1979. Fifty-two Americans inside it were then held hostage for 444 days, released only as Ronald Reagan was being sworn...

Jeff Bridges movie: ‘Crazy Heart’ (2009)

I knew I wanted to watch Crazy Heart (trailer above) — Jeff Bridges won the Academy Award, it was well-reviewed, Ryan Bingham is in it and sings the theme — but I was also hesitant. It's about an aging alcoholic singer-songwriter, so it might be a terribly tragic and...

The Oscars: Honoring the movies, our healing stories

I was catching up my backlog of Internet reading and writing on this morning of the Academy Awards when a message from a Twitter followee caught my attention: I just don't understand all the Oscars coverage. It's quite pathetic. For some reason, I was instantly...

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

We have recently endured an insufferable procession of godawful movies. They show up here roughly a year after being added to our Netflix queue, so it's sometimes hard to remember who to blame for muck like Never Been Thawed or Love Actually or Dreamland — or The...

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