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Oscar speeches

The most memorable Oscar speeches

I’ve had an obsession with the Oscars for most of my life, so my friends are all more than a bit surprised when I announce, “I don’t go to Oscar parties.” I’m also very choosy about whom gets invited to […]

War and the Oscars

War and the Oscars: A love story

I love many film genres and those who keep capturing the attention of the Academy fascinate me. One such genre is war and military films. In the last ten years alone, there have been 6 or 7 Best Picture nominees […]

Oscar gems

Oscar’s hidden gems

Once I began my obsession with the Oscars and with seeing every film with a nomination in any category, I began discovering films that I hadn’t even heard of prior to their nominations, but which became some of my favorites […]

What is your cause?

What is your cause?

If someone walked up to you on the street and asked you “what is your cause”, how would you respond? You might ask for clarification. “Are you inquiring about my origin, or my purpose? Where I came from or what […]


Pink sugar and pale moonlight

He said: Valentine’s Day is here. As if you need us to tell you that, right? Stores have assaulted you with racks of sappy cards and ghetto chocolate since New Year’s Eve. She said: To me, Valentine’s Day has never been about […]

Dream big

Dream big, Hollywood!

There’s nothing like the start of a new year. I love waking up on January first to a clean slate, full of untapped potential and purged of all the previous year’s mistakes. It’s like an annual ‘get out of jail […]

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