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Cinema Siren’s 2014 Oscar Predictions

January 18, 2014 It’s time, Sirenauts and movie lovers! The Oscar nominations are in, and now those of you who care must race to your nearest theater if you want to have a studied opinion about the results of the upcoming Oscars (March 2). As is the way with the Academy, they were up bright …

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Cinema Siren’s Best Actor Oscar Contenders for 2014

December 7, 2013 What a year for acting 2013 has been. Cinema Siren is excited to give you readers some ideas for must-see movies in the last months of 2013 and into the new year to prepare for Oscar season…and don’t you want to know what to do when you’ve been holiday shopping for hours …

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Early Oscar Predictions 2014: Must See Movies This Fall

September 28, 2013   Right now you are saying to yourselves, “But Cinema Siren! It’s only September! Football has barely started! How can we be expected to concern ourselves with the Oscars already?!” Well, movie lovers, it’s never too early to be prepared—especially when, from time to time, there will be a movie that pops …

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Cinema Siren’s Oscar Predictions for the 2013 Academy Awards Show

Friday, February 22, 2013 Every year we watch the Oscar nominees and presenters trot down the red carpet to sit through a night where we expect them to accept their victory or defeat with equal aplomb. As laypeople, we judge their designer dresses, make up and hair, their speeches and bemoan or cheer those who …

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January at the Movies….”Mama” and “The Last Stand”

January 19, 2013 January. Everyone knows it is when the mediocre to the truly awful hobble off to die a quick death after beating each other senseless for a quick buck in the box office arena. When a film gets slated for release it is because there are no other contenders to fight for those …

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Cinema Siren’s Observations of the 2013 Oscar Nominations – Academy Award Nomination Successes and Snubs.

January 12, 2013 The 85th Academy Awards … these Oscar noms are full of the biggest surprises and snubs in a while, although there are still going to be some complete shoe-ins. Let’s get to it! Will Affleck forever pay for Gigli?   Argo and Zero Dark Thirty are both movies that have been highly …

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Five Movies with Oscar Buzz

December 8, 2012 December is Oscar time. Filmmakers need to get their movies under the wire so they’ll be in contention for this year’s awards. Consequently this month is a weird mix of crowd-pleasing mediocrity and painfully long masterpieces that mix horribly with a need for fluff. But what is a movie lover to do? …

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Oscars 2012 ~ Superbowl for the Movie Lovers Set

Monday, January 30, 2012   The Oscars have been announced! Aaah, yes. The Oscars. They are, for those of us who are movie lovers, our version of the Super Bowl. Finding out who is nominated is a bit like hearing about which teams will play. So perhaps you heard the “Yippee!” holler from Cinema Siren’s …

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