A Run at Oscar

I have recently seen all of the Oscar nominees for Best Documentary:

THE NOMINEES ARE:

Cutie and The Boxer

Cutie and the Boxer

Grade: C

Dirty Wars

Dirty Wars

Grade: C-

The Square

The Square

Grade: A

20 Feet from Stardom

20 feet from stardom

Grade: B+

THE RUNNER UP IS:

Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

Grade: A

I realize, of course, that the Academy didn’t nominate this one; I’m just editorializing. They should have.

AND THE WINNER IS:

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

Grade: A+

At The Theater: Take Two

I have added the following reviews:

her

her

Grade: A-

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Grade: C

Grudge Match

Grudge Match

Grade: C-

August: Osage County

August Osage County

Grade: B

I have also added a review of 2001: A Space Odyssey to the Yesteryear section. Originally written as part of Silver Screen Serenade’s Resolutions series, it has a different format than the ones I normally write.

If you haven’t already, you should visit the Resolutions series; Cara, the blogger who runs it, is doing some great work.