Posts in category "Oscar Nominee"

Monday Morning QB

James Franco and Anne Hathaway were like vanilla ice cream.  Not great, but not bad either.  At least it wasn’t Generalisimo Franco and Mrs. Hathaway from the “Beverly Hillbillies.” By my count, Hathaway wore seven different outfits, some good, some not so great.  Franco did have one of the best lines of the night (other... Read more »

Our 2011 Oscar Predictions

by Steven Leventhal and David Schuster Best Picture  –  David liked “The King’s Speech” and my personal choice would have been “Social Network.” But I think David is right.Director – David felt that the director award would go hand in hand with the Best Picture, but I disagree thinking this is where David Fincher will... Read more »

11 Films That Should Have Won "Best Picture" According To Chicago Film Buff Brad Strauss

I (Seth) am very much looking forward to the Academy Awards tomorrow night. I have seen virtually all the movies in all the major categories, have shared my opinions & predictions here and will be watching the telecast at an Oscar party along with other members of the Chicago Film Discussion Meetup Group. There is... Read more »

Live Chat - Oscars Preview

Get the lowdown from BoothReviews editor Steven Leventhal and special guest co-host Julie Hammerle of Hammervision, another ChicagoNow blog dedicated to movies/television. <a href=”” >Live Chat – 2011 Oscars Preview</a>

And the Oscar Nominations Go To.....

And the Oscar Nominations Go To.....
Colin Firth nominated for Best Actor in “The King’s Speech” The King’s Speech, a film about the efforts of England’s King George VI to overcome his speech impediment rally his country on the eve of World Ward II,  led the pack with twelve nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Supporting Actor... Read more »

Review - An Education

By David SchusterIt took the promise of a very good movie to drag me away from Game 1 of the World Series. Yes I had heard that “The Education” was a finely crafted movie with great performances but little did I think that those adjectives would turn out to be understatements. This is what they... Read more »
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