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My Annual (and confidently accurate) Oscar Predictions

My Annual (and confidently accurate) Oscar Predictions

  The Big Short | Bridge of Spies | Brooklyn | Mad Max: Fury Road | The Martian | The Revenant | Room | Spotlight From the moment that it was named as a nominee, and even for sometime before that, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant has stood apart from the pack. This bitter cold […]

| February 25, 2016
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The 2016 Oscar Nominated Short films

The 2016 Oscar Nominated Short films

Over the weekend, I attended a screening of this year’s Oscar nominated animated and live action shorts on a program put together by ShortsTV. Here’s what was included: Ave Maria ★★★ Since a majority of this year’s nominees for Best Live Action Short are downers, it was nice that the program started with something light. […]

| February 25, 2016
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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

I value every single detail of the movies. From the opening moment, the titles, the introduction of the characters, the dilemma, the third act and then, of course, the parting shot. The elements that bookend the movies are always the most fascinating to me. If the opening shot tells us what we need to know, […]

| February 7, 2016
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Blog: Are the Academy Awards racist?

Blog: Are the Academy Awards racist?

Oh, what a monologue Chris Rock must be cooking up for this year’s Academy Awards. It is not a stretch to suggest that on the morning of February 29th, the topic of conversation of the 88th Academy Awards will move swiftly from the winners to questions of diversity. Almost as soon as the nominees were […]

| January 24, 2016
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Blog: “Jaws” at 40

Blog: “Jaws” at 40

Believe it or not, Jaws turns 40 this summer and so too does the institution of the Summer Movie Season. Most of us have never known a summer without it, and those of my generation can’t remember a time when the movies existed without Steven Spielberg. We grew up on a healthy diet of his […]

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Jurassic Park (1993): The Book vs. The Movie

Jurassic Park (1993): The Book vs. The Movie

Something you should know about me. I’m not one of those “The Book Was Better” people, I firmly believe that movies and books are two separate mediums and have the ability to co-exist. There are some things you can get from the book that you can’t get from the movie and vice versa. They shouldn’t […]

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Batman – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

Batman – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

My full-blooded audio commentary of Tim Burton’s Batman.

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Spider-Man – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

Spider-Man – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

My full-blooded audio commentary for Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man.

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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