Tuesday, January 4, 2011

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, My Newest Obsession!

On Christmas morning, I woke up to a handful of new CD's to add to me collection and one of them was My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, by Kanye West. I've listened to it now a few times and I love it. If you haven't yet had a chance to check it out, do so soon, its great. 

One of my favourite songs is:


Monday, January 3, 2011

Movie Review: The Fighter

        I recently went and saw The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams. The Fighter is a 2010 biographical sports film directed by David O. RussellThe Fighter has received mostly positive reviews. Critics have praised the performances of Wahlberg, Bale, and Adams. Review website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 89% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 165 reviews. The critical consensus is: "Led by a trio of captivating performances from Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams, The Fighter is a solidly entertaining, albeit predictable, entry in the boxing drama genre."

        I must say that Christian Bale was my favourite actor in the film; his performance was amazing. I wasn't very familiar with the plot going into the theatre, however, I had heard it was really good. My expectations were met, it was great. Christian Bale won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting ActorThe film was also  nominated for six Golden Globe Awards. Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) for Wahlberg, Best Supporting Actress for Leo and Adams, Best Supporting Actor for Bale, and a nomination for Best Director for Russell.

        If you have a chance, check out the film. Comment and let me know what you saw over the holiday break!