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Streaming Picks: November 2019, Part 2

With two new streaming services launching this month, I figured I’d break this preview out into two parts. The first covered the usual services (Netflix, Hulu, Prime) and this post will cover Disney+ and AppleTV+. December will be back to … Continue reading

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The Optimist’s Summer Movie Preview 2019

In a shocking turn of events, there are actually a ton of movies I’m excited for this summer. In years past, I’ve struggled to round out to an even 10. This year, however, I’m expanding to 15 titles that have … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2019

This Oscar season has been crazy, and as I’ve covered before, there were a lot of egregious snubs this year. So here is how my nominations ballot would have looked. For the purposes of this, I’ve limited myself to the … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2019

If I was confused last year, this year I’m completely and utterly lost. The only things I’m sure about are “Shallow” winning Best Original Song and Roma winning Best Foreign Language Film. Any of this year’s other frontrunners losing to another nominee wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2019

BEST PICTURE Black Klansman Black Panther Bohemian Rhapsody The Favourite Green Book Roma A Star Is Born Vice Dark Horse: Crazy Rich Asians Long Shot: First Man Total Shock: If Beale Street Could Talk The skinny: This season has been … Continue reading

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2018 in Review: Box Office Report

SURE-FIRE HITS – The Kings of the Box Office Black Panther ($700 million) Avengers: Infinity War ($678.8 million) Incredibles 2 ($608.5 million) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ($416.7 million) SURPRISE SUCCESSES – They got there through word-of-mouth or succeeded where others … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: December 2018

FILMS Top Picks Blue Velvet – Hulu 12/1 Roma – Netflix 12/14 Hereditary – Prime 12/27 Netflix and Prime are getting two of the best movies of the year, while Hulu has what’s probably my favorite David Lynch movie. Roma is Alfonso … Continue reading

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The Optimist’s Summer Movie Preview 2018

Marvel has thrown down the (Infinity) gauntlet, by moving their big tentpole to kick off the summer movie season back to the end of April. It traditionally started around Memorial Day, and moved up to the first weekend of May … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: Box Office Report

All that doom and gloom last year? Out the window this year, thanks to two ridiculously huge movies (Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens). There were plenty of huge flops this fall, too. But let’s take a look … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2013

UPDATE: I saw Life of Pi on Friday night, so I had to make some changes. I’ll stick with the Academy’s format for this, which means I have to refrain from listing Best Animated Feature, Best Foreign Language Film and … Continue reading

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