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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What it Feels Like for a Girl … in 2010

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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

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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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Please Don’t Consider

Piranha 3D's mock Oscar campaign might be funny, but it Kacy Boccumini says it highlights a down year in cinema.

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An American, Through Euro Eyes

George Clooney stars in "The American", which could net him an Oscar nomination, says Kacy Boccumini. While the film has its flaws, it ultimately is a perfect depiction of an American through European eyes.

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True Blood Deserves Emmy Consideration

After being snubbed for an Emmy nomination in its first season, HBO's True Blood has been nominated for Outstanding Drama Series in its second season. Kacy Boccumini says the show should be considered for top honors, as it's a smart and sexy commentary on our times.

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