Golden Globe Musings

By: Mary Fran Bontempo Last Sunday saw the Golden Globes, the Oscars' drunken cousin, again assaulting the airwaves with its annual public Hollywood A.A. meeting airing on NBC. As an awards season junkie, yes, I watched, and as always, I have some thoughts and opinions, which will never be taken into account by anyone but me, to share. The Globes always make me feel better about myself, especially because it's the one awards [...]

2018-10-30T09:40:01-04:00January 14th, 2016|2 Comments

St. Vincent–A Movie Review

By: Mary Fran Bontempo It's Grand Torino without the gangs. Take a curmudgeonly old man, add a young new neighbor in need of some guidance, throw in lots of wisecracks, mix with a little conflict, have the kid learn and the cranky old guy redeem himself and there you have it--Grand Torino, or, in this case, St. Vincent, the new film starring Bill Murry in the title role. Murray takes on the old [...]

2018-10-30T09:41:46-04:00October 24th, 2014|0 Comments