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“Honest Trailers | The Oscars” nails the fabulous and frustrating of 2020’s movie…thing
“So…we’re still hitting these firsts after almost 100 years at the Oscars, huh? Good for us. Yaaaaay.” Yeah, it’s been a year. But luckily the folks over at Screen Junkies delivered an Oscar noms video, even though last year was … Continue reading
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“A Fantastic Woman”
Nutshell: Moving, bittersweet and powerful, A Fantastic Woman not only makes it’s mark as a Best Foreign Film Oscar contender, but as a reminder that the struggle for LGBTQ rights is still very much a struggle. Grade: A “Saying goodbye … Continue reading
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Oscar nominees announced!
And while it’s no big surprise that Phantom Thread, Three Billboards, and The Post grabbed noms, it’s wonderful to see such great films get recognized. The Academy announced this year’s nominees this morning, and so the Oscar pool begins. What … Continue reading
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AMC does it again: missed Oscar pics? Best Picture Showcase arrives February 14th and 21st!
I love me some awards shows. And I love to catch the movies that get tapped for Best Picture. This year’s crop is a good one too: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Whiplash, Birdman, Selma, Boyhood, The Theory of Everything, The … Continue reading
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Elsewhere Review: Mr. Turner
Nutshell: I give Mr. Turner an A-. I hate this movie, and I applaud the hell out of it. An amazing, disgusting, warts-and-all performance shot as if every frame was it’s own work of art. And it is. (As always, … Continue reading
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Oscars 2015: nominations announced! And indies dominate.
It’s here! It’s here! No, not the phone book. This year’s crop of Academy Award nominations! And it’s a bumper crop: Birdman, The Theory of Everything, Grand Budapest Hotel, American Sniper, Whiplash… A veritable cornucopia of really good stuff this … Continue reading
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Oscar wrapup: Seth’s jokes, JLaw’s tumble and WTF Chicago?
Well, it’s all done for this year. The little gold men have been handed out, and Hollywood is sleeping off it’s Oscar parties hangover. What did we learn this year? * The Onion is “the C-word”. * If you’re a … Continue reading
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Missed some Best Picture noms? Not if AMC can help it.
This could be the year that YOU rock the Oscar pool. AMC Theaters is hosting their 7th annual Best Picture Showcase, where you can catch up on the Oscar nominated films that you may have missed, or just wanna see … Continue reading
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Why I’m psyched for the Oscars: Billy. Crystal.
Oh yeah. He’s gonna be a hoot. Most folks thought last year’s hosting job by James Franco & Anne Hathaway sucked (I thought she was awesome…he looked wasted), but just about everyone knows that Billy Crystal will be entertaining. So … Continue reading
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