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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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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: Free Your Mind

Movie of the Week Transcendence Wally Pfister, the Oscar-winning cinematographer of Inception and Moneyball either nails his directorial debut, a cyber-thriller, with nail-biting precision. Or it just completely falls off the rails, wasting its talented cast. I hope it’s the … Continue reading

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