My Top Five “And the Oscar Goes To…” Missed Opportunities

I do promise to start doing more text reviews soon, and the Gentleman’s Agreement video will be up as soon as I can get it done (real life stuff may delay it a bit, though). Until then, here’s a short video where I explore some of my biggest mistake and missed opportunities in my Oscar videos. Hope you enjoy!

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Stags, Movies, and Marriage

*Wipes dust off DVDs and TV remote*

Sooo, yeah. Been absent for almost two months. For the most part, no great reason for that. Been busy but not so busy that I couldn’t have written up a thing or two here and there. I didn’t. One reason for that was because I got married 10 days ago. To get things rolling again, I want to start out with a crawl and discuss what I was treated to for my bachelor party and what I received after the big day.
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And the Oscar Goes to…: It Happened One Night

NOTICE: I will now be providing video versions for all the entries in this series. Let me know what you think of it and if you want me to go back and make video versions of the other entries. WARNING, video version may contain more spoilers. The video version of the review can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOSf3tXLa_g

It Happened One NightAs I looked through the list of Best Picture winners after watching today’s film, I realized a lot of the winners that come to mind when people think of the award tend to be the hard-hitting dramas or the films with a message about society, life, death, war, etc. Today’s film doesn’t really fall under any of those categories. It doesn’t have a message, it isn’t dark, or edgy but is instead a light, funny, touching, and optimistic romantic comedy made in the midst of the Great Depression by the legendary director Frank Capra. Continue reading