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Oscar Talk: Selma, Whiplash and the High Price of Achievement

E:  Back in high school I had a good friend who was determined to compete as an athlete despite her asthma.  It was nearly a weekly occurrence to see her taken off the field hockey pitch in an ambulance; when she ran track in the spring,  a teammate was apparently assigned to catch her at the end of each race.   1,731 more words


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Except probably not in the way you think I mean… let’s just say State of Greyce will be receiving a makeover as well as its own domain name. 591 more words


Screen Actor's Guild Preview 2015: Anything New Under the Sun?

E: Often, SAG’s job as the middle tent pole of the awards race is first to clarify the picture of the Golden Globe nominations, and then to confirm the Golden Globe winners as Oscar favorites.   342 more words


Selma Lord Selma

*The first movie about the U.S. civil rights movement I ever saw, shown Disney Channel in the early 2000’s*.

When I was seven or eight years old, I discovered something that I had the good sense to be ashamed of even as a child. 1,714 more words

Film Review: The Descendants (2011)

Film: The Descendants
Released: 2011
Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller

A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. 248 more words

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