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Streaming Picks: January 2019

FILMS Top Picks Across the Universe – Netflix 1/1 Annihilation – Hulu 1/5 Eighth Grade – Prime 1/13 Across the Universe is the unjustly maligned Beatles musical from 2007. Plot-wise, well, it’s best not to think about it. But Julie … 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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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: Big in Japan

Movie of the Week Godzilla Is this the time Hollywood finally gets the iconic character right? All signs point to yes, since they’ve lined up a top-notch cast (including Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche and Ken Watanabe) and given the reins … Continue reading

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The Weekender: Good Fences Make Good ‘Neighbors’

Movie of the Week Neighbors Can a raunchy comedy be this respected? Can Dave Franco be funnier than James Franco? Is Zac Efron finally finding his career path? Can we just give Rose Byrne her own comedy already? All these … Continue reading

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The Optimist’s Summer Movie Preview 2014

So long, cynicism. I have too much to be happy about this year. Sure, there will be plenty of failed action movies, comedies and romances, but I’m choosing to accentuate the positive this summer. So here are my 10 most … Continue reading

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