Lawrence soars as the Mockingjay in Part 1

Is there anything Jennifer Lawrence can’t do? It’s no secret I love The Hunger Games franchise and Lawrence’s work as Katniss Everdeen. In this franchise I believe she’s been her strongest, ever. Forget Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle – neither movie has given us the emotional range, character depth, or beautiful restraint The Hunger Games has. I honestly believe the Academy gets…

An Oscar Note.

The Oscars (the 86th Annual Academy Awards) are finally here! This is the night (most – okay, maybe half) movie lovers look forward to.  We’ll watch with anticipation, hoping our favorite movies and actors go home with a little golden man named Oscar – and let me tell you, that Oscar is one desirable dude – he’s flawless, and he’ll…

The 2013 Bobby James Awards: The Movie Awards + Top 25 Movies of 2013

The time has come – the final category winners of the 2013 Bobby James Awards are about to be revealed.  I announce my “Best of Movies” awards last because they’re so near and dear to my heart and because technicallyI’m qualified to do so!  OJanuary to get around to seeing everything that will qualify and should be…

2013 Bobby James Awards: Frozen leads with 11 nominations!

Finally!  The moment has arrived – led by Disney’s Frozen (which has a record-breaking 11 nominations), the nominees for “Best of Film 2013” are here.  This year, I’ve added four new categories (voice-over supporting actor, voice-over supporting actress, “Blockbuster” film of the year, “Blockbuster” character of the year).  The nominees are: Achievement in Cinematography The Great Gatsby –…