Adding to her Grammy and Golden Globe wins, Adele picked up an Oscar for her James Bond song “Skyfall,” and like the other winners, she also got rather emotional. Adele is the first female in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three singles in the top 10Continue Reading

Quentin Tarantino

The outlandish director delivered a gracious yet humorous speech that had “Django” star Kerry Washington in tears. Tarantino’s films have been characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter and an aestheticization of violence that often results in the exhibition of neo-noir characteristics. Tarantino’s films have garnered both critical and commercialContinue Reading

Oscar goes to Argo?

We at Distrita are hoping for Argo. We have only good memories. It’s not a bad choice! Thanks to Ben Affleck, Argo is a well produced movie, and it is extremely difficult not get feelings after watching this movie. It is easy to get a wet eye. It is aContinue Reading


The Norwegian movie Kon-Tiki was beaten by Amour, an Austrian/French/German movie. The film has been met with acclaim from film critics. Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 93% based on 115 reviews, with an average rating of 8.6/10,[22] while Metacritic gives a weighted average ratingContinue Reading