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Streaming Picks: December 2018

FILMS Top Picks Blue Velvet – Hulu 12/1 Roma – Netflix 12/14 Hereditary – Prime 12/27 Netflix and Prime are getting two of the best movies of the year, while Hulu has what’s probably my favorite David Lynch movie. Roma is Alfonso … 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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Reactionary Tale: Oscar Nominations 2015

Biggest Snubs (in order from most to least egregious) 1. The LEGO Movie for Animated Feature Having not seen any of the other nominees, I can accept that there may be one or even two animated films better than The … 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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2014 in Review: The Best Films

A weak year for film? Maybe at the box office. Otherwise, this was another year stuffed to the gills with great movies, from the multiplex to the art house to your own computer. Plenty of movies took big risks and … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Snow’ Blind

Movie of the Week Snowpiercer* Burned out by all the summer blockbusters so far? Go see Snowpiercer and leave the theater the way you’ve hoped you would after all these other movies that are way too obsessed with setting up … Continue reading

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