Top Ten: Films Of My Birth Year (1989)

With the antics of Spiderman and Captain America not tickling my filmic fancy, it has been another slow week in the world of cinematic releases over here at Oh! That Film Blog. Time for another top ten list, then, and inspired by this post at Let There Be Movies, I present to you a selection…

Top Ten: Oscar Speeches

The biggest night of the film calendar is almost upon us, and rather than burden you all with yet another predictions post, I thought I would honour the Academy Awards by listing my ten favourite acceptance speeches. The question of ‘what would you say’ is one I often ponder whilst in the shower or on…

Mini Reviews #7

Dear Zachary: A Letter To His Son About His Father (2008) Director: Kurt Kuenne Starring: Andrew Bagby, David Bagby, Kathleen Bagby A heartbreaking documentary made by a friend of the murdered Dr. Andrew Bagby, compiling as many memories as he can for Andrew’s baby son Zachary as a family memento. The less said about the…

Lincoln (2012)

The West Wing is one of my favourite television shows of all time, and I am happy to report that Lincoln is a smokier and beard-ier 19th century version of it. Some critics have been unimpressed with what they have felt is a lot of “talk and no action”, but a movie that is mostly focused…