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Oscar Nominees 2017

And we’re off! With 33 days to go, Oscar season is officially here with this mornings announcement of the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards being held on Sunday February 26th. Throughout the Oscar season…

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Patriots Day (2017)

Final Rating- 6/10 How do you talk critically about a film that deals with a real life tragedy that occurred only a few short years ago? Is it possible to say a film is unnecessary…

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January Film & Blu-Ray Tip Sheet

Welcome to the new year! Some new, some old, film is here to stay. This month we can look forward to seeing ruthless ambition light up the big screen, along with questions of how idyllic…

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Top 25 Films of 2016

We are finally looking at the best films of the year! This year is no exception when it comes to the bulk of the best films being left in the closing moments of the last…

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Top 25 Performances of 2016

2016 has come to a close. The bulk of the better films of the year rested right near its end, so you will definitely see a bit of a lopsided list with my picks for…

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November Film & Blu-Ray Tip Sheet

November is a unique time for movies: festival films picked up for distribution start to surface while most blockbusters are saved for December release, leading to a wonderful hodgepodge of big budget leftovers and critical…

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Oasis: Supersonic (2016)

Wiktionary defines “supersonic” (\ˌsü-pər-ˈsä-nik\) as being greater than the speed of sound. Because really, who the $#@% quotes Webster’s any more? Come to think of it, the word’s meaning is never actually clarified in the…

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GIMME DANGER (2016)

Final Rating: 8/10 James Osterberg is not long for this world. Talk about déjà vu. When I first heard the man more commonly known as Iggy Pop was doing an album with the much younger…

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Jackie (2016)

Final Rating: 9.4/10 When Billy Crudup’s journalist character asks Jackie Onassis what it sounded like when the bullet went through her late husband’s head, you know you’re getting a grizzly depiction of how the John…

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