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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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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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Wreck-it Ralph: Oscar buzz and the making of an animated film
So, the Academy Award nominations were announced last week, and there are plenty of surprises along with the sure things. But I do love me the Animated Feature and Animated Short categories (though my true loves are the makeup and … Continue reading
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Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty
When we all heard the news that terrorist/founder of al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden was killed, almost ten years after the 9/11 attacks, some asked “Wasn’t that yesterday’s news?” No, not really. For some it was a hunt that cost them … Continue reading
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