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Final Answer (Film Review)

Readers it is Oscar Sunday! Sorry for the delay but sometimes getting around to seeing the movies takes time.

Slumdog Millionaire. Slumdog Millionaire was the best picture winner in 2009. 410 more words


Spotlight: “It takes a village to raise them. It takes a village to abuse them.”

That tagline above, spoken by Stanley Tucci’s Mitchell Garabedian, is an apt –yet appropriately vague- description of what the film was shining a –pardon the pun- spotlight on.  22 more words


Gandhi (1982)

Directed by Richard Attenborough

I always worry when I’m watching a movie about a culture that isn’t my own, especially when it’s made by someone also outside that culture. 833 more words


Best Pictures of the 1970's

To simplify my blog posts, especially as I’m trying to watch a dozen movies in a month, I’m going to divide them up into decades. This one is the Best Picture winners of the 1970’s, with Midnight Cowboy thrown in because I forgot to blog about that one. 886 more words


Room: Worth a Trip to the Cinema

Room​ will certainly emerge from 2015 as one of the year’s 10 Best Pics. Featuring some marvelous storytelling techniques, this emotional roller coaster plays equal parts discomfort, terror, and warmth. 174 more words


2016 Oscar Predictions (All Categories)

2016 Oscar predictions, updated as of November 11th.

Click on links for full analysis, this is just a master list.

Best Picture

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AFI #100 - Ben-Hur



Directed by William Wyler

Netflix says: Charlton Heston plays Judah Ben-Hur, a proud Jew who runs afoul of ambitious boyhood friend Messala (Stephen Boyd) in this 1959 epic that boasts an unforgettable chariot race and earned 11 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Heston) and Best Director (William Wyler). 124 more words