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What I Watched This Week: 24 Feb 2019

NEW SHOWS The Oscars (B+) After all the debacles, this hostless show made for pretty good television, moving along briskly with no segments that leave you thinking, “When is this going to be over?” (Well, except for that excruciating speech … Continue reading

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TV Week: 24 Feb-2 Mar 2013

NEW SHOWS: The Oscars (B) Though it ran way too long and I thought they botched the Bond montage and musicals tribute, I thought this was a fine Oscars and a step up from Billy Crystal’s tired shtick. Seth MacFarlane as … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2013

And thus ends one of the wildest Oscar races in recent memory. You can follow me on Twitter (@kipjmooney) for live updates during the broadcast. Until then, here’s the lowdown on the eight major categories and my guesses in the … Continue reading

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The Weekender: ‘Stand’ in the place where you live

IN THEATERS: Mama (PG-13) Starring Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse Written by Neil Cross and Andrés & Barbara Muschietti Directed by Andrés Muschietti It’s January, which means it’s time for more bottom-shelf PG-13 horror. Some adopted girls are harboring … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2013

UPDATE: I saw Life of Pi on Friday night, so I had to make some changes. 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 … Continue reading

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Reactionary Tale: Oscar Nominations 2013

Well, that was certainly interesting. Plenty of nominations no one saw coming along with some snubs no one would have guessed. I correctly predicted just two categories: Best Actress and Best Visual Effects. I went four for five in eight others … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2013

So here we are. Another year down in one of the tighest races in recent memory. So many great films will be forgotten, but many more will be honored. Here’s who I think will be nominated Thursday morning. As before, … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks – 2 Jan 2013

This is the last of my brief overview at the probable Oscar nominees before they’re announced. I’ll take one final, full-length stab at this on Wednesday, Jan. 9. BEST PICTURE Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild The Best Exotic Marigold … Continue reading

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