Jeff Bridges won the Oscar for Best Actor in Crazy Heart. This movie was directed by Danny Boyle, who also directed 28 Days Later, Sunshine, and of course, Slumdog Millionaire. After her divorce from Ferrer, Hepburn married Dr.
The Academy Awards, better known as The Oscars, are a ceremony where Hollywood’s best performers of the year are rewarded with praise and little gold statues. Most of the attention goes to categories such as Best Picture, Best Actor, or Best Actress, however, music plays a huge role in movies and fans of music (who isn’t?) may anticipate hearing who the winner is for Best Original Song.
Yes a hockey movie makes the list. Paul Newman fights it out on ice as he leads a rag tag minor league hockey team. It is old time hockey at its best and a real “guys” film.
Tangerine Dream is a pioneering German group in electronic music, which is now commonly heard in various genres of music and other high-technology. They formed in 1967. You may not recognize their song titles or albums, but you have certainly heard their instrumental music in films such as Risky Business that starred a very young Tom Cruise. The album Exit features an album track of the same name that personifies a very futuristic sound even today, which highlights Tangerine Dream’s innovation in electronic music.
Keaton began her acting career in 1940. Her first major role was in “The Godfather” and she 12 years a slave awards years a slave awards for Best Actress with “Annie Hall” in 1977. This is one stop on her current 4 city book tour. The program is expected to last about 45 minutes and includes an audience Q&A. Afterwards, there will be a book signing followed by a post-event dessert reception.
Who knew that Ben Affleck was such a great director. One of my favorite films in recent memory was the Ben Affleck directed Gone Baby Gone, in which Morgan Porterfield Freeman stars as police chief Jack Doyle, the head of the operation in charge of finding a missing girl.
In Big Whiskey, gunfighter English Bob and his biographer arrive also seeking the $1000 reward. Little Bill cleverly disarm old English Bob and beats him in the street, to set an example for other reward hunters. English Bob is kicked out of town on his ass, but his biographer stays to observe and take notes regarding another legend Little Bill.
No list of Morgan Freeman films would be complete without giving mention to Bruce Almighty. I mean, when you are being asked to play the part of God in a film, I think it is safe to say you have made it. Unless you’re Alanis Morissette and you happen to nab the part in Dogma.
One other movie that I feel is worth mentioning is Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. This movie is a little slow at times, but when the action is taking place on seas, it gets very intense, very fast.