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Finding Nemo

****

From this moment on, you shall now be known as Sharkbait.

People were often surprised that I had never seen this movie. But it took me a long time to watch  133 more words

Reviews

A Thousand Clowns

For nearly four years now I have been searching for A Thousand Clowns.  This film seemed to be always out of my grasp, never on DVD, never on Netflix and never on TCM.   479 more words

Academy Awards

CELLULOID DREAMS's Oscar Qualifying Theatrical Run Aug. 5 - 7 in LA


“CELLULOID DREAMS” TO HAVE
OSCAR QUALIFYING THEATRICAL RUN
AUGUST 5-7, 2014 AT LAEMMLE’S NoHo 7
AS WINNER OF
THE DANCES WITH FILMS GRAND JURY AWARD” 238 more words

Arts

The Kings of Summer: teenagehood through a nostalgic lens.

There’s something very familiar about The Kings of Summer (2013).  I’m not talking about the originality of it, but the feel. The haziness of late summer afternoons with your friends, exploring with no supervision and reveling in the small freedoms you find while being on the cusp of adulthood. 618 more words

Performance of the week: Geraldine Page in Summer And Smoke (1961)

Geraldine Page received her second Oscar nomination (first Best Actress, for her second feature film!) for playing Alma Winemiller in Tennessee Williams’ Summer And Smoke. Even though she won the Golden Globe, she eventually lost the big one to Sophia Loren for Two Women (What a performance!).From what I’ve seen, the 60s was such an interesting era for movie awards – most of the actual best actress winners actually never won the Golden Globe and several other precursor awards, which makes the guessing game a lot harder than nowadays. 1,299 more words

Oscars

5 Things to Love and 5 Things to Hate About Forrest Gump

I could not spend a whole year talking about 1994 and calling it “the most important year of the Nineties” if I didn’t take the time to talk about the film from 1994 that would go on to win best picture:  2,485 more words

1990s

Throwback Thursday: "Beasts of the Southern Wild" dir. Benh Zeitlin

A quick google search of 2012’s best films will likely return several lists that include Benh Zeitlin’s electric first feature, Beasts of the Southern Wild… 220 more words

Film