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Reactionary Tale: Oscar Nominations 2016

Biggest Snubs (in order from most to least egregious) 1. Steve Jobs – Adapted Screenplay The frontrunner since it was announced, Aaron Sorkin’s brilliant distillation of Walter Isaacson’s book came up empty in a crowded category. It’s so good, I’d … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2016

On Thursday, the 88th Academy Award nominations will be announced. More than any year in recent memory, nearly every single category is up in the air. Sure, there are a few locks in some categories, but overall, anything seems possible. … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: The Best Films

Even more than usual, 2015 proved especially hard to narrow down to 10 films. I wouldn’t call this the best film year of the decade so far. But there were so many movies that were very good, but not quite all-timers, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 29 Mar 2015

NEW SHOWS Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (A) A terrifying exposé of the cult, which started out as the brainchild of a legitimately troubled sci-fi writer that now is a protected religion run by a sinister tyrant … Continue reading

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