Posts Tagged ‘127 hours’

I’ll try to keep this short, because I planned to make both predictions and prescriptions (that is, guessing who will win but also saying who should in fact bloody win) nearer to the time when I have had the chance to see both True Grit and The Fighter. Until then, however, I couldn’t resist making […]


James Franco (Aron Ralston). Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle. Directed by Danny Boyle. Rating: 15. Running time: 94 minutes. Does Danny Boyle take pride in consistently making damn good films out of the most banal cinematic material imaginable? He should do. That’s not to say that the story of Aron Ralston – an […]


So this is my first blog post that’s not a review, but it’s also the first time since I started running this thing that the Fall of a year has approached. That means it’s Oscar season. Because of the Academy’s short memory, it seems all studios make sure their films are released in the three […]