Sr. Rose’s Oscar Picks for Best Picture 2013

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I think Lincoln should win this category, but don't be surprised if Silver Linings, Argo, Les Miz, or Zero Dark Thirty actually do take home Oscar. A real surprise would be Django Unchained. Argo – The best performance in Ben Affleck’s political thriller is by Alan Arkin who plays a Hollywood producer dedicated to making a great fake movie to provide a cover for a CIA agent, played by Ben Affleck, who poses as a Canadian filmmaker, to rescue six members of the US diplomatic staff from Tehran, Ir … [Read more...]

Questions In the Night: The Crises of Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker

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 In the months and years following the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC and the crash of the fourth plane into a field in Pennsylvania, the CIA pursued Osama Bin Laden, the founder of the global terrorist network al-Qaeda who claimed responsibility for the events of September 11, 2001.At a secret “black site” an agent, Dan, interrogates a man named Ammar (Reda Kateb) suspected of having knowledge about Bin Laden and his network. A C … [Read more...]

CIMA Awards Press Release

For immediate release, pleasePress Contacts:  Jennifer Mulhall / 323.575.3494jennifermulhall@boldandbeautiful.tvFrank Tobin / 323.661.3720fxtobin@aol.comCatholics in Media Associates (CIMA) 17th Annual Awardshonor Fox Television’s “Glee” and The Hurt Locker”Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP receivesCIMA Board of Directors AwardGolden Globe Award-winner Samantha Eggar hostsBeverly Hills Hotel event(Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 2010 –  The Catholics in Media Associates (CIM … [Read more...]

The Hurt Locker, a new film by Kathryn Bigelow, SIGNIS Award at Venice 2008, etc.

If you have been reading  my blog, you know that I wrote about Kathryn Bigelow's new film after it screened at the Venice International Film Festival last summer. In fact, the film won the SIGNIS  Jury's Grand Prize.The press release read:The SIGNIS Jury has awarded its Grand Prize  to Kathryn Bigelow’s anti-war film THE HURT LOCKER. According to the jury’s statement, the motivation for this choice is the filmmaker’s uncompromising approach to the Iraq war and its consequences seen through th … [Read more...]


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