Viola Overlooked, Once Again

Viola Davis just can’t catch a break when it comes to winning Best Actress or Best Supporting Actress at neither the Golden Globes, nor the Academy Awards. This woman is beyond talented so why for the love of exceptional acting won’t these committees realize her true potential and reward her with what she so deserves. I don’t know how many were as disappointed as I was when Davis’ name wasn’t announced as Best Actress winner on Sunday night, but can you imagine how she felt losing out twice in a row in the same category to the same person, despite how great Meryl Streep is. Urghh!

I’m actually quite overwhelmed by it all. The fact that this film as well as Viola’s performance received so much hype both positively and negatively. And for the sake of the negativity surrounding her role in “The Help,” I Continue reading “Viola Overlooked, Once Again”

Opening Weekend

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Don’t we all love  opening weekends? Well, only if the movies showing are interesting. 2011 was definitely a pathetic year for movies and Hollywood seemed to have suffered a decline. However, 2012 is looking brighter so far. Mark Wahlberg is back on the big screen in his latest action packed thriller “Contraband.” The film depicts a protective brother willing to take huge risks in securing the life of his sister and her husband. There’s certainly some adrenaline to look forward to when it comes to Wahlberg. I’ve been a huge fan since “The Big Hit” and I am not turning back anytime soon. He never disappoints me.  Continue reading “Opening Weekend”