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MOVIE: OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015!

MOVIE: OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2015!

Joyce Kulhawik January 15, 2015 3

The race is on! Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs have let loose the 2015 Oscar nominations! Who’s in? Who’s out? Here are the top five categories and my very preliminary two

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HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

Joyce Kulhawik November 13, 2014 0

Will they be holiday hits? Will they win OSCARS? Add these to my Fall Movie Preview list for a complete big screen Holiday Movie Guide! (11/14) THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING He’s the English-speaking Einstein–British physicist Stephen Hawking–whose

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WIN TICKETS: MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2!

WIN TICKETS: MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2!

Joyce Kulhawik September 8, 2014 0

Win a pair of tickets to the one-night-only event MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2! MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2 will be shown in select theatres on Saturday, September 13th at 8:00PM live from the

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BEST MOVIES TO SEE NOW: “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” & “EDGE OF TOMORROW”

BEST MOVIES TO SEE NOW: “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” & “EDGE OF TOMORROW”

Joyce Kulhawik June 13, 2014 1

So many screens– so little to see. GODZILLA is godawful. And put a big X through X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. Coasting on the devotion of diehard fans who remember the back stories, this

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MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

Joyce Kulhawik April 4, 2014 0

Two quick reviews before the weekend! NOAH is a crazy film by Darren Aronofsky (THE FOUNTAIN, BLACK SWAN) manifesting the filmmaker’s trademark tussle with the unknowable and a feverish attempt to reconcile good and

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OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

Joyce Kulhawik January 17, 2014 2

The race is ON! Chris “Thor” Hemsworth helped hammer home the 86th Oscar nominations  with Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and the results are pretty much as I expected: AMERICAN HUSTLE and GRAVITY tied

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MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

Joyce Kulhawik December 2, 2013 4

I like THE HUNGER GAMES: series, and the second installment, CATCHING FIRE–despite a colleague’s calling it “a long slog”–absolutely held me. Once again, the charismatic Jennifer Lawrence as the reluctant firebrand Katniss Everdeen continues

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MOVIE: ALL IS LOST

MOVIE: ALL IS LOST

Joyce Kulhawik November 7, 2013 1

ALL IS LOST–Robert Redford’s latest as a man alone and adrift at sea– plays like an extended Viagra commercial.  You know– older, handsome outdoorsman testing  his mettle against the elements; there’s a broken mast

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MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

Joyce Kulhawik October 4, 2013 6

What is it about Sandra Bullock and one-word titles that place her at the mercy of out of control modes of transport? In GRAVITY the vehicle is a space “bus” of sorts, thousands of

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AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

Joyce Kulhawik August 21, 2013 3

I have just seen the first OSCAR WORTHY performance by an actress this year– or any year: Cate Blanchett in BLUE JASMINE–Woody’s latest and absolutely one of his best films, ever. It’s become a

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