• A Few Thoughts on Some of 2014’s Films and the Buildup to the Oscars

    I’m disappointed Eddie Redmayne (left) won the Screen Actors Guild award for “The Theory of Everything” for the reason I mentioned in my review of “Birdman.”  While his performance was authentic and convincing, I think it’s easier...

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  • Santa Monica Beach – The 1996 Independent Spirit Awards

      I read a headline saying Sandra Bullock is not interested in taking part in “The Heat 2” and it reminded me of an interaction I had with her shortly after I moved to LA. For whatever...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • My Night at the Oscars®

    Dan Walker on Film       The 24-hour period of that Oscar night, March 24, 1997, beginning at 6am in the office – when I didn’t know I’d be going to the ceremony – and ending after...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Oscar Night 2013

    Dan Walker on Film       I enjoy the Oscars when I watch them but, for those times I don’t catch them, I don’t feel like I missed out on anything as long as I see the results....

    • Posted 7 years ago
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