All Quiet On The Western Front

Where I Watched It: Netflix Audio Description Provided By: International Digital Center Written By Dakota Green Narrated By: Emily Eden There have been war films as long as there has been film. Capturing violence on celluloid has not just been for documentarians and journalists, but also has long served as a method for aspiring filmmakers to make their stance, whether it be in a support our troops, or the horrors of war sort of way. That’s why, when people generally reference All Quiet On The Western Front, they are referencing the Best picture Oscar that is almost 90 years old, … Continue reading All Quiet On The Western Front

The King’s Man

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Harris Dickenson, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Djimon Honshuu, Charles Dance, and Daniel Bruhl. Directed By Matthew Vaughn Where I Watched It: HBO MAX (though I saw it’s also on Hulu) English Audio Description Available?: Yes. The plot: A look back in time to the formation of the secret service known as the Kingsmen. This finds Orlando (Fiennes) facing off against an enemy hell bent on taking over the world. You know, typical World War stuff. Except, Rasputin (Ifans) is involved. What Works: I have to be honest and say that I was surprised that Matthew … Continue reading The King’s Man

Golden Globe Nominations (Film Categories)

The Golden Globes SHUT OUT The Butler. Wow. Another surprise was no nomination for James Gandolfini, but they nominated Julia Louis Dreyfus anyway for Enough Said. Greta Gerwig snuck in a nomination. Idris Elba finally gets some recognition for Mandela. Best Drama 12 Years A Slave Captain Phillips Philomena Gravity Rush Best Comedy or Musical American Hustle Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska The Wolf Of Wall Street Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips) Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) David O’Russell (American Hustle) Best Actor In A Drama Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) … Continue reading Golden Globe Nominations (Film Categories)