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Today in 2001 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gets 10 Oscar nominations

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 martial arts film. A Chinese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of Han Chinese actors, including Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. 182 more words


I Think It's Time For Another Boycott

In the words of Steve Martin “Excuuuse meee” for saying so, but I think Hollywood has a major problem on their hands.

With all the trivial problems our world is facing today like terrorism, world hunger, disease, homelessness, economic instability, racial profiling, growing student loan debt, or a suitable Presidential Candidate, it may have escaped your notice that there is another more pressing problem facing us all. 687 more words

"Can Sitcoms Erase Bigotry?": What Exclusion Otherizes, Inclusion Normalizes

So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry.

That’s the bottom line of a study recently presented before a conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. 629 more words

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Spotlight, A Fairly Honest Review

It was great! I feel like I have to say it was great though, otherwise I might seem like a pedophile priest sympathizer and that’s just not the case. 925 more words

Back to normality

This week back from holidays has been spent trying to get the little beast into some type of routine again.

Before we went away, there was a lot of pressure on Lis as all the activities had shut up shop for the Christmas holidays. 542 more words

My 2015-2016 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

Now I finish my predictions with the “big 6”: the acting categories, director and of course Best Picture.

The Martian
The Revenant
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