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Gone Girl Opens New York Film Festival

GONE GIRL opened the New York Film Festival on Friday night. It was billed as the World Premiere of GONE GIRL, but technically it was shown  to a small group of critics last week including the Hollywood Foreign Press. 150 more words


We let this one sit for a while, truth be told. Sometimes the older Best Picture winners are harder for me to muster excitement over. … 1,747 more words

Academy Awards

"However this turns out, I don't know how to thank you." (The King's Speech)

Christopher Robin: If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

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Reviews of the Past: 'Argo'

The next set of reviews we’ll be publishing are some of the ones Roger Thomas has done exclusively for The Stanly News & Press. Roger has written movie reviews for The Stanly News & Press and other outlets for years, long before starting this blog. 696 more words

The Apartment

1960 film where Jack Lemon lets his bosses kick him out of his apartment to cheat on their wives. Too bad NYC didn’t have hotels back then.


Oscar Bait: Cavalcade

List Item: Watch all Best Picture Winners (to date)
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Title: Cavalcade
Director: Frank Lloyd
Year: 1933
Haul: 3 awards in total

Cavalcade had the dubious honour of being the only Best Picture winner to not have its own DVD release in the United States. 458 more words

Bucket List

Looking Back: Cimarron

I go back and do a video review for the fourth Best Picture winner, Cimarron (1931). This was the first Western to win Best Picture. The movie begins in the year 1889 and ends in 1929. 68 more words