Monthly Archives: February 2012

Books about Oscar

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I’m going to be blunt: The Oscars are meaningless. Being named Best Picture doesn’t mean a movie is the “best,” nor does it mean that it’s actually any good at all. (I’m looking at you, Crash.) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences distributes awards based on whatever is popular at the moment, what actor’s “time has come” and how many people Harvey Weinstein rubbed shoulders with at parties sponsored by Vanity Fair. As a result, Oscar history is …

Hitchcock or Disney No. 7

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It’s time for another round of¬†Hitchcock or Disney. I post a quote from a movie and you have to guess who made it, Alfred Hitchcock or Walt Disney. (Bonus points if you guess the name of the movie.) Here is today’s quote: If I didn’t know better, I’d think you had feelings for this monster. Think you know which man it came from? Post your guess in the comments section. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share …

Writing With … Hilary Davidson

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Today I welcome Hilary Davidson, one of the nicest and most talented authors out there. Hilary’s debut, THE DAMAGE DONE, won the 2011 Anthony Award for Best First Novel. It also won a Crimespree Award and was a finalist for the Arthur Ellis and Macavity awards. Her second novel, THE NEXT ONE TO FALL, was released today. Visit her online at www.hilarydavidson.com. Q. Tell us about your book and what inspired you to write it. My new book is THE …