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The Anniversary Albums Project: Best of 2019

New music has lost a lot of hold on me over the last few years. And last year I decided that instead of trying to keep up with it all, I’d look back at music history and listen to the … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movie Moments

Of the hundreds of movies I watched this decade, these moments were the ones that I remember the most. 22 Jump Street – Slam poetry Annihilation – Bear attack Baby Driver – Opening chase The Big Sick – The 9/11 … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Movies, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three-part series. Read Part 1 here. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, George Miller) Still jaw-dropping years later, this is gold standard for action movies. And if you want to read more into it, there’s … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Film Performances, Part 1

This was a nearly impossible task, picking between lead and supporting turns, comedic and dramatic. But here are my top 5 male and female performances of the decade. MEN Moonlight – Mahershala Ali The platonic ideal of a supporting performance, … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2016

I have seen all eight Best Picture nominees this year. Room just barely missed the cut, while Bridge of Spies wouldn’t have made it at all. Once again, I abstain from Animated Feature, Documentary Feature, Foreign Language Film and all … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: The Best Films

Even more than usual, 2015 proved especially hard to narrow down to 10 films. I wouldn’t call this the best film year of the decade so far. But there were so many movies that were very good, but not quite all-timers, … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: The Best Songs

As I have the last two years, I’ve included a link to my Spotify playlist on the Facebook page. Unlike the last two years, I’m actually going to list them out. Comment away and disagree! The 1975 — “Chocolate” Arcade … Continue reading

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