Previously on Adam Riff:
It's a competent film with a bang-up opening, but also a fairly inert one. Trombley in Generation Kill conveys "war is a drug" more affectingly.
If The Hurt Locker wins "Best Picture" on Sunday, I will have seen the three most recent "Best Picture" winners in the same theatre at the Toronto International Film Festival.
In fact, I saw The Hurt Locker and Slumdog Millionaire back-to-back.
I didn't plan on seeing The Hurt Locker, but ended up exchanging my ticket for Religulous to see it because I wanted to sleep in for a day.
"What is available? Bomb disposal? Point Break? Okay!"
I maintain that Generation Kill is better.
The 81st Academy Awards featured five former winners present each acting award to that year's nominee class.
This year's producers announced that they would have "friends" of each nominee present, saying that this will give the presentation "connectivity."
Colin Farrell presents to Jeremy Renner
Connection: They worked on "SWAT" together. That's not a misprint. Their connection is "SWAT." [source]
Kate or Ana-Lucia who will join Charlie and Jin in the "Best Picture" Cast Member Club?
By my count, three cast members of FlashForward have appeared in a "Best Picture."