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Oscar Guide 2015

Well, here we go. After last year’s cake walk, this one’s a lot tougher to guess. Here goes nothing. BEST PICTURE American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Will win: … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2015

I still haven’t seen three of the Best Picture nominees (all based on true stories, so you won’t see any of those films, except one category which doesn’t require you to actually see the film). I’m applying their rules, so Whiplash … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2015

On Thursday, Chris Pine, Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams will announce the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. In a perceived weak year, all categories are up for grabs (except Lead Actor and Lead Actress) so these guesses are just … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: The Best Films

A weak year for film? Maybe at the box office. Otherwise, this was another year stuffed to the gills with great movies, from the multiplex to the art house to your own computer. Plenty of movies took big risks and … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks — 15 August 2014

BEST PICTURE Birdman Boyhood Foxcatcher Gone Girl The Grand Budapest Hotel Inherent Vice Interstellar Into the Woods The Theory of Everything Unbroken The skinny: As always, we start with ten, even though there have been only nine nominees since the … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Dawn’ on Me

Movie of the Week Dawn of the Planet of the Apes I couldn’t have been less interested in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, especially after the unmitigated disaster of Tim Burton’s reboot. But I have faith in Matt … Continue reading

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