CPE and Em: War Horse, or Em’s most eagerly anticipated film of the year

War Horse - 2011 Directed by Steven Speilberg Starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston Screenplay by Richard Curtis and Lee Hall based on War Horse by Michael Morpurgo From the first time a commercial for this film happened upon our screen, Em has bugged her mother and (especially) me to let her watch this movie. … Continue reading CPE and Em: War Horse, or Em’s most eagerly anticipated film of the year

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I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars

2012 Academy Awards Please don't let this be the year that the gimmicky French film wins.  I would prefer that the real masterpiece that took place in Paris, France take home the gold.  The rush to crown The Artist as Best Picture feels a little like the time we anointed Brokeback Mountain the movie of our times.  If it … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars