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The Oscar for Best Original Screenplay Goes To:

  • Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou, The Lobster
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
  • Mike Mills, …
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20th Century Women (2016)

Director: Mike Mills

Like Beginners, Mike Mills’ last personal film littered with autobiographical elements, 20th Century Women feels both too sweet and and too fetishized to pack anything resembling an emotional wallop. 172 more words

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Beginners (2011)

Immediately after falling in love with 20th Century Women, a film I’ve retroactively declared the best movie of 2016, I went home to watch writer-director Mike Mills’s previous work, Beginners. 644 more words

Brandon Ledet

20th Century Women  ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Two observations I’d make after watching this film: one is how impressed I am with the generally high quality of films in this year’s Oscars; and the other is that Annette Bening was robbed of at least a nomination, if not the statue, for Best Actress as she gave a heartfelt, subtle and truly amazing performance in this film. 159 more words

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First Listen: Ayreon, 'The Day That The World Breaks Down'

Ayreon, the artistic vessel of the brilliant and crazy Arjen Lucassen, will be releasing The Source later this year, in April. As is the case with Ayreon releases, it will feature a cast of vocalists that play different characters (12 to be exact), a host of musical contributors, and an ambitious overall concept and science fiction/fantasy storyline. 769 more words

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20th Century Women: Hanging With the Gals

At 20th Century Women’s best moments it’s got this real chill hangout movie vibe. A loose, easygoing slide that puts the audience into the headspace that Santa Barbara probably deserves. 782 more words

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'20th Century Women' - Movie Review: The Writing Is The Movie's Biggest Strength & Greatest Weakness

| The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.

Whereas “Beginners” was a focused, heartwarming account of renewed familial affinity and of the painful inevitabilities that come with death, “20th Century Women,” essentially without conflict, climax, or resolution, is scattered and fragmented, like a memory or a quickly pieced-together scrapbook. 510 more words

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