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The Optimist’s Summer Movie Preview 2019

In a shocking turn of events, there are actually a ton of movies I’m excited for this summer. In years past, I’ve struggled to round out to an even 10. This year, however, I’m expanding to 15 titles that have … 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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The Weekender: You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?

Movie of the Week Birdman Alejandro González Iñárritu takes a break from the inter-connected tragedies he made his name with to deliver his first comedy, a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton and a spectacular showcase for cinematographer Emmanuel Lubiezki. Keaton … Continue reading

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