Posts by Marla Seidell

SATC2 is More Comedy than Chick Flick

While the first Sex and the City movie was a quintessential chick flick, the second is more of an escapist comedy. Taking place in Abu Dhabi, SATC 2 is about female empowerment and friendships. Marla Seidell thoroughly enjoyed the film which she reviews here.

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Bullock has Edge over Streep for Best Actress

Most pundits feel Best Actress is between Sandra Bullock for "The Blind Side" and Meryl Streep for "Julie and Julia." Both won Golden Globes and they tied for the Critics Choice Award. But Bullock won the SAG, and Marla Seidell predicts an Oscar will cap off Sandra's banner year.

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Mo’Nique Favored to Have a Precious Night

The nominees for Best Supporting actress include last year's winner (Penelope Cruz), two women from "Up in the Air" (Vera Farminga and Anna Kendrick), and Maggie Gyllenhaal. But it's Mo'Nique's performance as an abusive mother in "Precious" which has critics buzzing and is Marla Seidell's pick to win.

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Globes Can Predict Oscars — Sometimes

The Golden Globe nominees will be announced tomorrow morning, officially igniting awards season. But what are the Golden Globes and who votes on them? Do they really help predict Oscar winners? Marla Seidell takes a closer look at the history of this awards program.

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Here’s Looking at You, 10 Oscar Nominees

The last time the Academy had 10 Best Picture nominees, legendary film "Casablanca" took home the top prize. Now, with the Academy slated to go back to 10 nominees, it recalls golden age of American films, so says new Awards Picks blogger Marla Seidell.

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