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Oscar Watch: The Grand Budapest Hotel

I’m kinda late in the game to jump on the Wes Anderson bandwagon, but at least I started with “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” With nine Academy Award nominations, including “Best Picture” and “Best Director,” the film follows the adventures of a grand hotel’s infamous concierge, Gustave H. 156 more words

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What makes 1959's Ben-Hur so magnificent?

During the Juno blizzard I revisited a movie that has always held a special place in my heart. About once a year I just have to watch it (if not more) and usually its during a snow storm or if I am home sick. 443 more words

American Snippet

I was divided about American Sniper before I even saw it.  This was a film that was seemingly celebrating the exploits of the deadliest soldier, Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, in a war I didn’t agree with.   653 more words

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Boyhood

Movie: Boyhood
What it’s up for: Best Picture, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director, Film Editing, Original Screenplay

Boyhood’s plot is exactly that – a boy’s boyhood. 514 more words

Best Picture

Oscar Bait: Out of Africa

List Item: Watch all Best Picture Winners (to date)
Progress: 73/87Title: Out of Africa
Director: Sydney Pollack
Year: 1985
Haul: 7 awards in total… 344 more words

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Race to the Oscars: Is Boyhood The Best Picture?

It’s time to talk about Boyhood.

The coming-of-age drama by Richard Linklater has been captivating audiences for months with the sheer audacity of its premise: capturing the maturation of a young boy, in real-time and with the same cast, over the course of twelve years. 738 more words

Awards Season

Best Picture Power Rankings

The Oscars are coming February 22nd.  I’m over halfway through seeing the Best Picture nominees, with SelmaThe Imitation Game, and The Theory of Everything… 625 more words

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