It is tragic that most of us live in cities where foreign films are rarely shown or featured after the Academy Awards are presented. I have tried and will continue to strive diligently to alter this travesty. “In Darkness” is an exceptional film (an Academy Award contender) based on a true story which occurred in 1942 in the town of ... Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2012
84TH ACADEMY AWARDS: NO WINNERS IN THE PENEFLIX CONTEST BUT………
Two were very close: “Laura” and “Gerry”. Viola Davis was most of our Achilles heel; she was a major force in an iconic film. Meryl Streep was the only force in a mediocre movie; how tragic that she neglected to mention Margaret Thatcher in her acceptance speech (also when she won the Golden Globe). Streep is a genius but I ... Read More »
Satisfaction. Defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “ the feeling of pleasure that arises when you have the things you need or want or when the things you want to happen have happened”. The feeling of harmony or contentment you experience after the perfect meal or the result of a flawless film where all the elements are in pristine alignment ... Read More »
HOME FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS: IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO ENTER THE PENEFLIX AWARD CONTEST. DEADLINE MIDNIGHT FEBRUARY 24TH.
For those Subscribers who mourned my absence I am back, salivating for delectable film fare; also broke my rule of never watching movies on an airline, now realize it is a viable commandment, that in the future I will religiously adhere to. “IN TIME”. A ridiculous film starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried where “time” is money, literally; predictably the ... Read More »
PENEFLIX OSCAR CONTEST
It is easy to compete. Just submit your answers on this site. The prize will be movie passes at the theatre of your choice. In choosing, go with your instincts; you ALWAYS fare better than I. All entries must be submitted by midnight February 24th. AGAIN, ON THIS SITE. You must correctly choose the Best Movie, Best Director, Best Female ... Read More »
JUST FOR THE FLICK OF IT!
Sometimes a movie is just a movie: mindless escapism, a joyous romp through reality and or fantasy, a “gloom” chaser and mood- mender, mind- bender; the medicine that eliminates angst, removes ‘”ego” from the pedestal; a window into the inexperienced, unknown circumstances, an awakening that leaves a residue, an unveiling of life and lives of those whose paths, destined never ... Read More »