Oscars 2009

Not long to go now !!!

Only a couple of hours until the red carpet shows begin.

I am actually very curious to see who is presenting the different awards.

And wondering if I will be able to stay awake til the end . . .

American Beauty (1999) Review

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5 Oscars: Best Picture. Best Actor Kevin Spacey. Best Director Sam Mendes. Best Original Screenplay. Best Cinematography.

Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a depressed suburban father who is suffering from a mid-life crisis. His wife Carolyn (Annette Benning) can’t stand him and his daughter Jane (Thora Birch) thinks he is a loser. Lester begins to have an infatuation with Angela (Mena Survai), Jane’s friend. This causes Jane to “hate” her father even more.


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Spirit 2009 – Best Feature – The Wrestler

This has just made the whole Independent spirit awards so much better. First Mickey wins and now “The Wrestler” has picked up best feature and rightly so. It was a fantastically drawn together film, which deserves so much recognition. Yes I really do love this film, who knows maybe it is more joint spot for my favorite EVER film with “Million Dollar Baby”.