A Bomb in the Lasagna: “Maggie’s Plan” is the Cure for the Common Woody Allen Movie

The scene where Troubled Male Writer John (Ethan Hawke) confesses his love for Maggie (Greta Gerwig) comes relatively early in Maggie’s Plan. John feels trapped in his marriage to icy, career-focused Georgette (Julianne Moore) and can’t see the ending of his first novel in sight. Maggie is the young, free-spirited woman who’s been reading his novel…

Rooster Recap: Oscar Nominations 2015

So, about those Oscar nominations… We go through this every year, and mostly the Oscars fail to interest. This year is no different. Nothing all that interesting happens at the Oscars. Perhaps the biggest snubs were in the Best Leading Actor category, which was an admittedly tight race this year. The nominees are Michael Keaton…

Rooster Recap: The 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations came out today, and that was really the only surprising thing about them. Seriously, the nominations themselves are pretty much what you’d expect them to be, but did anyone know that the announcement was going to happen today? I didn’t. Let’s all be honest with each other. The only reason anyone…