Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

Hello 2019!

February 19th, 2019 by Jeanne Ferris | No Comments | Filed in Jeanne Ferris

Once again, the year is whooshing by…record polar freezes worldwide (is hell freezing over?!), the wall continues to be built, the Oscars are sans a host/ess, tax season is upon us with less breaks, gas prices are holding steady at $3.25, pretty boy governor Newsom is–well, we will see what we will see.

Personally, I haven’t erased my folks yet from my I-Phone “favorites”. It’s hard to move on and make it official and permanent. I keep hoping it’s a bad dream. I look at old photos remembering each moment so clearly. Sigh. Death is hard. Living is harder.

“Is that all there is my friend? Then let’s keep dancing, let’s break out the booze and have a ball.” Jerry Lieber/Mike Stoller









Just another crappy sunset in Paradise.

Be kind, use your blinkers please. The people following you are not psychic!!!


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And the Oscar goes to…

March 1st, 2018 by Jeanne Ferris | No Comments | Filed in Jeanne Ferris

My humble opinion for the 90th Academy Awards 😉

Congrats to all! j

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The Envelope please…

February 24th, 2016 by Jeanne Ferris | No Comments | Filed in Jeanne Ferris


And the winner is…

I have taken this ballot from People magazine and I haven’t always liked Oscar’s choices for Best Picture but then “he” likes melodrama and sometimes, I don’t. As far as the whole Black actors having been dissed, am I missing something or is Chris Rock a black man? And did not 12 Years a Slave have black actors last year which won several nominations and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor? And last I checked, the president of the Academy Awards is a woman and is —? Psst, her name is Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

Hmm…methinks those with a myopic view regarding diversity needs to be evaluated by a professional.

For the record, I chose Sylvester Stallone (before his fame in Rocky, he once told me beer was bad for me) in honor of senior citizen actors, but keep an eye on Tom Hardy, he is an amazing chameleon who disappears into his characters and wears them like skin. If he continues choosing roles like he has, he will be accepting the Oscar for Best Actor in the near future.

I am ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille.

Happy Viewing.

Peace, j

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San Diego Film Festival is Coming!

June 22nd, 2015 by Jeanne Ferris | No Comments | Filed in Jeanne Ferris

Get your passes NOW!


Exciting international and national indie film submissions

are coming in fast and furious from:

  • Israel
  • Greece
  • India
  • Philippines
  • Los Angeles
  • New York

The above mentioned countries and cities are just to name a few. Over 2,000 submissions are being pared down to 100 as I write.

There have been eight films in the previous San Diego Film Festivals that were Oscar nominees (Wild and The Imitation Game –The Imitation Game was also a winner for Best Adapted Screenplay).

And the year before, an Oscar WINNER! (12 Years a Slave). It just keeps getting better and better.

Variety magazine (“the Industry’s” bible) has agreed to partner with SD Film Festival again. Guess what?!

That means more great parties, more movie stars, industry professionals AND…more great films.

See you on the Red Carpet,


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