Comedy and Musical: The Actors 2015

I’m realizing quickly that my favorite comedies aren’t always what one would find hilarious.  Last year was topped by old age, abortion, suicide, Wes Anderson, and Birdman.  This year, a little on the lighter side, has some fine performances from a wide… Continue Reading

Comedy and Musical: Directing & Writing 2015

Let us find my picks for the writers and directors of the comedies for this year. My nominees are: Best Director, Comedy and Musical     The Diary of a Teenage Girl dir. Marielle Heller  Grandma dir. Paul Weitz Inside Out dir. Pete… Continue Reading

Best Picture (Comedy/Musical) 2015

The comedies the Academy picked this year aren’t quite what I chose for my top ones (in fact, spoiler alert, neither of them broke my top 25).  Here’s what did! My nominees are: Best Picture, Comedy/Musical The Diary of a Teenage… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: I’ll See You In My Dreams (2015)

I’ll See You In My Dreams (2015) dir. Brett Haley written by: Marc Basch, Brett Haley starring: Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Rhea Perlman, June Squibb, Mary Kay Place 3.25 out of 4 stars I’m starting to believe that the love lives… Continue Reading