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Final Oscar Picks 2017

Just like 2016 was a year of unease, I am not very uneasy about these picks. Several of these picks haven’t picked up the precursor nods that would typically foretell a sure-fire Oscar nomination. This is likely to be a … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: Box Office Report

SURE-FIRE HITS – The Kings of the Box Office (All Disney Edition) Finding Dory ($486.2 million) *Rogue One ($408.2 million) Captain America: Civil War ($408 million) The Jungle Book ($364 million) SURPRISE SUCCESSES – They got there through word-of-mouth or … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks — 15 August 2016

BEST PICTURE Allied Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk The Birth of a Nation Fences La La Land LBJ Loving Manchester by the Sea Patriots Day Silence The skinny: A total shot in the dark, since exactly zero of these movies … 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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Oscar Guide 2016

You thought the last few years were nailbiters? You ain’t seen nothing yet. BEST PICTURE The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max: Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight Will win: Spotlight Could win: The Big Short … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2016

On Thursday, the 88th Academy Award nominations will be announced. More than any year in recent memory, nearly every single category is up in the air. Sure, there are a few locks in some categories, but overall, anything seems possible. … Continue reading

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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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