…Take A Bow

The Academy Awards come and gone once again, complete with all its triumphs, losses and even a few spills. Before we close this year’s 2WC Oscar coverage, I thought I’d do one last quick review and add a few thoughts. First, the review—

…pick flicks

Oscar Sunday is here!  That means it’s time for our picks (for the top categories, because none of us have time for all of them). This part of the Oscar season is always a bittersweet moment, choosing who we think might win is no easy task.  It’s rare that who we want to win and…

…get your story straight

At this point in the awards season it seems to be unanimous, the film of the season is Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” I assume most crusaders have either seen the movie, read Zer’s review, or are about to read Zer’s review, so I won’t waste space with an overly involved plot outline. However I will say…

…Change the Game

In an Oscar season full of dramas, tragedies and the occasional blood bath, director David O. Russell’s,”Silver Linings Playbook,” lives up to its name. Based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quick, “Silver Linings Playbook,” is a romantic comedy with a bit of an edge. Pat Solitano Jr. (Bradley Cooper) has recently…

…shoot ’em up

When seeing a Tarantino film there are certain things one should expect: gore, pyrotechnics, history (albeit an alternate one), and charming, likable, yet undeniably evil villains…with a particular emphasis on the plurality. There is no good or bad in an alternate history by Tarantino, there is simply dead or alive, and if you’re deceased you…

…live and let die

Happy Valentine’s Day! Don’t worry this is  not a bitter Valentine’s Day post, that’s not our style here at 2WC. Today is the official start of 2WC’s Best Picture countdown to the Oscars, and we couldn’t think of a more appropriate film to kick it off than the foreign language film that could: “Amour” Anne…