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  • The Imitation Game
    DVD Tuesday: see award winners 'The Imitation Game', 'Interstellar'
    This Tuesday’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases include the Oscar-nominated true story “The Imitation Game” and Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Interstellar”. Which will you be checking out? Read more about those...
  • Best supporting actress for 2015
    Best Supporting Actress for 2015
    Here is my pick for Best Supporting Actress for 2015Laura Dern, “Wild” – Dern puts in a fine performance as Bobbi, the mother of Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon), whose journey of a 1,100 mile hike is chronicled in the movie ...
  • Best Actress for 2015 Academy Awards
    Best Actress Pick for Academy Awards 2015
    Here are the nominations and my pick for Best Actress for the Academy Awards 2015:Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night.” I have to admit that I have not seen this one, so I cannot be totally objective. I can’t even find where...
  • Wild
    Becoming the person your mother raised: Book review of ‘Wild’ by Cheryl Strayed
    The majority of the action in Wild takes place summer 1995 when Jerry Garcia of Grateful Dead fame died. At that time Strayed was a 26 year old desperate to change her life from a path of increasing heroin use to returning to being the daughter...
  • Reese-Witherspoon
    Reese Witherspoon at the 2015 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
    The 2015 Oscar Nominees Luncheon took place Feb. 2 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nominees gathered to have lunch, pose for photos, receive their official Academy Award nomination certificate, and do interviews. (The 87th annual...
  • Laura-Dern
    Laura Dern at the 2015 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
    The 2015 Oscar Nominees Luncheon took place Feb. 2 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nominees gathered to have lunch, pose for photos, receive their official Academy Award nomination certificate, and do interviews. (The 87th annual...
  • Reese Witherspoon
    Underrated "Wild" is a new career high for Reese Witherspoon
    "Wild" is based on the autobiographical novel of Cheryl Strayed who set out to hike the Pacific Coast Trail when her mom suddenly passed away at the age of 45. Strayed was not a hiking enthusiast by any stretch of the imagination but...
  • Wild
    Wild: the Cheryl Strayed story
    Wild: Rated “R” (1 hour, 55 minutes)Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Tom Sadoski, Gaby Hoffmann, Kevin RankinDirected by: Jean-Marc Vallee Just recently we watched the film Tracks, a true adventure of Robin Davidson walked 1...
  • Wild
    For the love of Snapple Lemonade: Movie review of ‘Wild’
    Let’s hear it for the human spirit! No seriously, let’s give a big hooray for all bumpy roads and dusty trails that have been traveled. The journey may not have been easy but the Snapple lemonade tastes damn good at the end. Much like...
  • Laura Dern Oscar Nominee 2015
    Dossier Oscar 2015: Best Supporting Actress Nominee Laura Derm
    The best thing about the pre-awards season is that it gives us the opportunity to put people, who have excelled, in the same "Best of" category without singling out any as the absolute winner or having to narrow the list and kick out...
  • 7-Day Forecast
    Wet weekend with a big swing
    Mother Nature is going to take us for a ride this weekend. We will see temperatures rise into early spring like levels by this evening before tumbling back into the depths of winter by tomorrow evening. In the midst of it all, it will be quite wet...
  • "Wild" premiere
    'Wild' review: A pilgrimage to start the new year
    There is probably no more appropriate movie to watch in theatres today, New Year’s 2015, than “Wild.” About one woman’s resolve to find herself again while hiking a daunting journey through the west coast states, &ldquo...
  • Wild
    Wild: movie review
    About halfway through Wild, the gritty journey of self-discovery from director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), we find Reese Witherspoon lying in a hovel, naked and shooting black tar heroin. Yes, this is the same woman who once donned a...
  • Wild
    Movie Review of "Wild"
    I am sure that Reese Witherspoon will receive several best acting nominations for her performance as Cheryl Strayed: the woman who tracked the 1,100 Pacific Crest Trail in 2012; but the whole time that I watched “Wild,” I could not...
  • America’s Pacific Crest Trail hits the big screen
    America’s Pacific Crest Trail hits the big screen
    Melbourne, FL (December 23, 2914) Showing at theater near you is the Fox Searchlight movie “WILD” starring Reese Witherspoon. This movie is based upon Cheryl Strayed's best-selling book. This is a story of her life and her solo...
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