Posts by Kacy Boccumini

Kacy Boccumini

About The Author

Kacy Boccumini is a film writer living in Los Angeles. She has a Masters Degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in Cinema Studies and currently works in the Marketing department for a major studio. Her dream is to write films for a living, have a weekly column in a major publication, as well as host her own Television show reviewing films. Her favorite films include, "Jaws", "Kramer vs. Kramer", "Chinatown", "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", and "When Harry Met Sally". Her favorite movie line, "Mr. Zero knew."
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F*ckin’ Gaga. Who Does She Think She Is?

Kacy Boccumini offers her take on Lady Gaga and her alter ego Jo Calderone.

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Review: ‘Shark Night 3D’ is Razzie Material

Shark Night 3D is one of the worst movies Kacy Boccumini has ever seen, a Razzie contender that dishonors the shark film genre. Boccumini lists eight major problems with the film.

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The Brokeback Kids Will Be All Right

Kacy Boccumini looks at the evolution of homosexuality in contemporary cinema.

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Review: ‘Limitless’ Shows its Limitations

Kacy Boccumini reviews Limitless a film she says takes few risks and has a plot that doesn't really go anywhere.

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Road to the Oscars: Best Supporting Actress

The five nominees for Best Supporting Actress are all bitches in their own way, says Kacy Boccumini. While Melissa Leo is the favorite for this award, a win is hardly guaranteed. Boccomini takes an in-depth look at all nominees.

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Best and Worst Movie Presidents

With President's Weekend upon us, Kacy Boccumini takes a look at some of the best and most laughable movie presidents of all-time.

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‘The Company Men’ review

Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, and Tommy Lee Jones star in "The Company Men", a film about unemployment in today's economy. Kacy Boccumini says it's great to see Jones on the big screen again in a film that really resonates.

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What it Feels Like for a Girl … in 2010

Kacy Boccumini says that 2010 has been an important year for women in cinema as evidenced by Annette Bening's and Mila Kunis' roles that have advanced female sexuality. Both characters play unique sexually assertive characters in The Kids Are All Right and Black Swan, respectively.

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Blue Valentine’s Real Message

Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star in "Blue Valentine", a film that has a real message of love, says Kacy Boccumini.

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All Good Things

Starring Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, and Frank Langella, 'All Good Things' is just that, says Kacy Boccumini.

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Danny Boyle Does it Again in ‘127 Hours’

Fresh off directing "Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle is back with another Oscar contender in "127 Hours." Starring James Franco as a hiker who is literally stuck between a rock and a hard place, "127 Hours" features a character put on the brink of survival. Kacy Boccumini reviews.

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Is 3D Better?

A plethora of movies have come out lately in 3D. Kacy Boccumini examines this trend.

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Boccumini: Once an Oscar, Always an Oscar

With an Oscar, comes an expectation of a long-term relationship. Yet some actors have struggled to find success after winning the coveted prize. For every Tom Hanks or Meryl Streep, there's also a Cuba Gooding, Jr. or Adrien Brody. Kacy Boccumini takes a closer look.

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‘Never Let Me Go’ Holds on the Whole Way

Based on Kazou Ishiguro's novel, "Never Let Me Go" is a cinematic masterpiece the likes of which Kacy Boccumini has never seen, she says in her review. Carey Mulligan offers an Oscar-worthy performance, and Keira Knightley could receive a supporting actress nomination as well for the film.

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The Afterlife Can’t Save Resident Evil Franchise

"Resident Evil: Afterlife" may have some excellent 3D effects, but they don't make up for the film's utter lack of plot or meaning. Kacy Boccumini says the movie fetishizes over its 3D and neglects virtually everything else. The fourth film in the franchise, this one could be the worst.

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