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[24 Feb 2013 | One Comment | ]
Oscars 2013

While last year I boycotted The Oscars by dressing up from my favorite Snubbed Film, and watched Drive at Allison‘s place, this year I’ve actually got Legit Plans. For my celebrations, I will be attending a TIFF Members-Only cocktail reception and dinner at Spice Route thanks to, and with, Angelina.¬†Although …

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[24 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]
Dreaming of Jiro’s Sushi

(My original ticket for Tribeca’s screening on April 22, 2011. I finally saw the film on March 22, 2012)
It was just about a year ago when I first heard about the documentary on the 3-Michelin starred Restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro, and its octogenarian chef/owner Jiro Ono. I couldn’t wait to see …

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[25 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
The Academy gets a case of Teh Dumbs.

For the first time in recorded history I have seen exactly ZERO of the current nominees for Best Picture at the Oscars. Even more shocking to me is that this pattern continues to Best Director category, and onwards to the Best Actor (and Supporting) and even Best Actress nominations for the Oscars this year.