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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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2014 in Review: Box Office Report

This was the lowest year for movie theater attendance in more than 20 years. But it wasn’t for a lack of good films. Yeah, there could have been some more original movies to choose from, and some of those were … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2014

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 Best Documentary Feature. I simply didn’t see enough films to fill up those categories. I’m skipping … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: Box Office Report

Even if no one reads this thing, this is one of my favorite parts of my yearly wrap-up. All numbers come from Box Office Mojo through December 31, 2013. SURE-FIRE HITS – The Kings of the Box Office Iron Man … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: The Best Films

It took me a long time to get to it, but I’ve finally narrowed down my top 10 films of the year. There was plenty I never got to see, thanks to a schedule where almost everything great came out … Continue reading

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Reactionary Tale: Oscar Nominations 2014

I did better than I thought I would have in terms of predictions. There will always be surprises, but there were more bad than good. Read on for my reactions. Biggest Snubs (in order from most to least egregious) 1. … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2014

On Thursday morning, Chris Hemsworth will announce the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards. He may very well be reading off his Rush co-star’s name. Here are my final picks for who the nominees will be. As I did last … Continue reading

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The Weekender: I’m on ‘Fire’

IN THEATERS: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth Written for the screen by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Arndt Directed by Francis Lawrence The sequel to the massively popular original, which made more than … Continue reading

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