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And The Oscar Goes To… (Well, It SHOULD Go To…)

I’ve seen more of the films this year than in any previous year. I’m still smarting from a film like The Artist winning a few years ago; I think it’s ridiculous that a retread remake like True Grit even gets nominated. But this year, … Continue reading

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Gravity: Where Do You Get Your Strength? (Movie Review)

Castaway in space. That’s how my review was shaping up as I sat through the first two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated Gravity. Sure, Sandra Bullock was pulling off her typical ‘wow’ performance as Dr. Ryan Stone, first-time astronaut and survivor of a catastrophic … Continue reading

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Ben Affleck Says Marriage Is Hard Work

Twitter, Facebook, news media, and tabloids have been buzzing for twenty-four hours with the justified win by Argo for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, as director Ben Affleck nervously approached the microphone and announced: “I want to thank you [wife, Jennifer … Continue reading

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