Tag Archive | Hugh Grant

Florence Foster Jenkins

Nominated for Best Actress (Meryl Streep) at the 89th Annual Academy Awards Nominated for Best Costume Design at the 89th Annual Academy Awards To borrow from a piece I once did on Tom Cruise: I love Meryl Streep. I hate Meryl Streep. Oh, this has absolutely nothing to do with national politics, or awards show speeches. […]

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

It’s terrific. Really. I’ve heard it labeled “fizzy”, and that’s pretty damn accurate. It seems impossible that I haven’t seen “Spectre” yet (rectified soon, I hope), but I feel like I’ve witnessed a James Bond vehicle anyway. Think 1971’s “Diamonds Are Forever”, but a whole lot more fun. Plus, I now believe Henry Cavill is the perfect […]

Cloud Atlas

I’m really not sure what to make of it, so I’m a bit stuck on how to properly review it. Without question, I was lost more than once, and it seems a major mistake on my part to have not watched this in a solo sitting. It is highly likely that I will give “Cloud […]

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 85th Annual Academy Awards It’s certainly a hoot, and my 7-year-old sure seemed to be having a grand old time as we cuddled up on the family room couch with a few blazing logs in the fireplace and yelled out the occasional “Aaaaaargh!”—with one eye closed, of course. […]