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The Nighthawk Awards: 1948

You can read more about this year in film here.  The Best Picture race is discussed here, with reviews of all the nominees.  First there are the categories, followed by all the films with their nominations, then the Globes, where I split the major awards by Drama and Comedy, followed by a few lists at the very end.   6,173 more words

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Singing From The Rear

If you love music, then “Twenty Feet From Stardom” (2013) is for you. The Oscar winner for best documentary is a look at a group that gets very little notice, backup singers. 201 more words

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Rocky

We were discussing Rocky at work the other night, and we were all in agreement that it is an exceptional movie.

Again, not a movie in one of the sports categories I am covering, Boxing, but nonetheless one of the best movies ever made. 133 more words

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[1991] JFK III

As part of the Conversation Series, I’ll be speaking with certain contributors about certain movies at certain times. 

Zach Schonfeld is a “writer” living in “Brooklyn.” He is currently a reporter for Newsweek Magazine and studied English and American Studies at Wesleyan University, for which we’re all very proud. 844 more words

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The Cold-Hearted Oscar Chances of Warm-Hearted BOYHOOD / Please Stop Talking About Andy Serkis Winning an Oscar

Here’s a two-part piece checking out the Oscar chances of two well-reviewed films of the summer, typically a dead-zone for awards


I apologize in advance for talking cynically about something beautiful. 1,235 more words

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[1991] JFK II

As part of the Conversation Series, I’ll be speaking with certain contributors about certain movies at certain times. 

Zach Schonfeld is a “writer” living in “Brooklyn.” He is currently a reporter for Newsweek Magazine and studied English and American Studies at Wesleyan University, for which we’re all very proud. 1,632 more words

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