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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – A Royal Affair

19 Nov

Title: A Royal Affair
Year: 2012
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Writers: Nikolaj Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg, based on the novel by Bodil Steensen-Leth
Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Følsgaard
MPAA Rating: R, sexual content and some violent images
Runtime: 137 min
IMDb Rating: 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 72

A Royal Affair is a film that came highly recommended to me, not only is it the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar but it also stars Mads Mikkelsen, an actor who’s finally getting his due after winning Best Actor at Cannes for The Hunt, getting the titular role in NBC‘s upcoming Hannibal TV series and starring in this movie. He’s always been quite good, it’s just that now he’s finally getting the attention he deserves for it.

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