Wednesday, December 17, 2008

SlumDog Millioaire the little movie that could!!!

O.k. having seen this movie twice, and probably a third time when it is in wide release, I can honestly say this is Danny Boyle's greatest achievement. To use mostly unknown actors and to make a film in India and a game show is far-fetched??? Right?? Wrong, this movie has depth , characters that stick with you , and an amazing soundtrack. Danny is right up there with some of the better directors today and if you don't know him rent 28Days Later, Trainspotting, and Sunshine. Talk about thinking outside the box, this guy literally re-invents himself between movies.

I really hope this movie gets nominated and wins at the Oscars, it already has a golden globe nod but then again they also nominated Tom Cruise for Best Actor for Tropic Thunder, can you really take them seriously?? I mean really??!!!

Marvel now turning the Heat up!

Marvel is now projecting to be the frontunner of SuperHero Flicks in the year 2009! With X-Men Origins coming out and IRON MAN 2 they now have THOR, Captain America, and the Avengers lined up. If the Dark Knight happens to get a Best Picture nod then you best believe that a slew of Comic Book Characters will follow suit.

My Favorite Film of 2008!!!

Surprise , Surprise!!! No Dark Knight!

Mickey's Performance along with Darren's direction makes this my top pick of the year! Tomei and Rachel Evan Wood were also incredible in this movie, only gripe was Rachel not getting enough screen time. It is currently at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and it is an outstanding flick. I was fortunate enough to catch a screening in San Diego and Darren did a Q@A with the audience. In one scene he let Mickey go at it while serving Deli-Customers at a local market. The scene was priceless and also showed the softer side of Mickey Rourke. In the land of over the top budget action flicks and sub par acting do yourself a favor and see this film, you won't regret it!

Welcome to the Boricua Critic !!!

This is my first post here but I am happy to get this thing going. I think many critics cater to a specific type of person or group of people. Many film goers like to be entertain and sometimes don't listen to critics, I am one of those people but I like to also give my perspective on up and coming films.

Anyhow have a look around and by all means sign the guestbook!!!!