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OW Oscarama — I’m Drunk Right Now: Best Original Screenplay

February 21, 2013
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OW Oscarama — I’m Drunk Right Now: Best Original Screenplay

We were sort of blessed as moviegoers in 2012. It was a strong year, the first really strong year since the lockout, and that’s evident in the Original Screenplay nominees. I have an intense love/hate relationship with the two screenwriting categories at the Oscars, especially original screenplay. Sometimes it rewards bravery in style and...
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Opening in Orlando – November 1st, 2012

November 1, 2012
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Opening in Orlando – November 1st, 2012

Flight – At first glance, this story of an airline pilot (Denzel Washington) whose heroic acts fall under a shadow of suspicion might seem like a sad sign of the times – the manifestation of some sick shared urge to bring even Captain Sully low. But the film is actually based loosely on a...
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Going off the rails

August 6, 2010
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Okay, okay, stop me if you’ve heard this one before: so director Tony Scott sticks Denzel Washington on a train and makes a movie about it. No, Ridley’s fidgety brother hasn’t gone and remade his own remake of Pelham 123 already. Instead, he’s opted to embellish the true story of a runaway train by...
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