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Oscar Picks: 13 Nov 2019

The accelerated schedule for the next Academy Awards seems to have caught some studios off-guard. A late start can have more dire consequences than usual, and some awards hopefuls will miss a lot of precursors as they’re tinkering with the … Continue reading

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Things I Wrote: Winter 2019

I have somehow gone this far into 2019 without doing a round-up post on things I’ve written for respectable publications thus far. This is Part One. REVIEWS (for College Movie Review, unless otherwise noted) Glass The Standoff at Sparrow Creek … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – 13 Aug 2019

With the announcement of a new Academy president (a casting director, no less), there’s buzz building that the Oscar will finally honor ensemble casts, or at least the casting director that helped pick them out. We’ll see if that actually … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2019

FILMS Top Picks The Fifth Element – Prime 8/31 Idiocracy – Hulu 8/1 Jupiter Ascending – Netflix 8/1 The Amazing Johnathan Documentary – Hulu 8/16 It’s an all sci-fi month here, each offering something different. The Fifth Element is a … 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: ‘Jump’ for my love

Movie of the Week 22 Jump Street* The sequel to one of my favorite comedies does not disappoint. Read my review at College Movie Review. WIDE RELEASE How to Train Your Dragon 2 LIMITED RELEASE • The Case Against 8 … 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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