Category Archives: Movies

Picks and Predictions for the 89th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2017 Oscars)

Best Picture My prediction: La La Land My pick: Manchester by the Sea Best Director My prediction: Damien Chazelle, La La Land My pick: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea Best Actor My prediction: Denzel Washington, Fences My pick: Denzel … Continue reading

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Picks and Predictions for the 85th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2013 Oscars)

I’m usually fairly confident in my predictions, but this year, I won’t think any less of you if you decide not to use my predictions in any official or unofficial capacity.  There are plenty of categories up in the air, … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 9/11/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The little details of Snow White and the Huntsman reinvigorate a story that has been told countless time before (including the blunder Mirror Mirror earlier this year).  The evil queen (Charlize Theron) … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 9/4/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: There are some simple but hard truths that permeate The Five-Year Engagement.  People’s lives don’t turn out the way they expected.  A romantic relationship is more than a collection of feelings.  Keeping … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/28/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The Pirates! Band of Misfits has an unruly spirit and a sense of randomness in its opening act.  It watches the crew of a pirate ship, led by the Pirate Captain (voice … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/21/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation puts us in the position of the adjudicator (quite literally in the first shot) of a conflict between a husband and a … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/14/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The Raid: Redemption starts with a tension-filled prologue as an elite squad of police officers must infiltrate a rundown tenement to arrest or kill a maniacal crime lord.  The team must go … Continue reading

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