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Oscars and Stuff

So last night I watched pretty much all of the Academy Awards show. This is the first time I have dared to do such a thing since about 1990.  I can’t even really tell you much about what I was up to in 1990. I lived in a brand new house with my parents, had […]

“The Wrestler” Gets Jobbed Out (Well, Sort Of)

The Oscar nominations are in, and it has to be a bittersweet moment for those involved with The Wrestler. While Mickey Rourke gained a Best Actor nomination for his role of Randy “The Ram” Robinson, and Marissa Tomei a nom for Best Supporting Actress, that was about it. Most people were expecting the film to […]

Saw The Wrestler

So last night, after much anticipation, and even havng director Darren Aronofsky on Ringside Live! a couple weeks back, I saw The Wrestler. While I’d love to go on and on about what I thought about it, I just don’t think I can right now. I’m going to reserve my official judgement until after a […]

“The Wrestler” Trailer

There has been some unbelievable buzz over the upcoming Darren Aronofsky film “The Wrestler.” It’s been on several of the major festivals and is gearing up for it’s major theatrical release. Many people are calling the film the “ressurection” of Mickey Rourke’s career, as he plays the role of Randy “The Ram” Robertson, an old, […]