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37 of 366: Anomalisa

Anomalisa will draw you in visually and even more so through its sounds in the first minutes of the film as voices, all in the same tone, play over the intro not long before the title character, Michael Stone, is on screen. 457 more words


Before You Judge - Get Educated

Hatred breeds self inflicted ignorance – when you hate so much you begin to believe the falsehoods that float around like shit in the toilet. 365 more words

32 of 366: What Happened Miss Simone?

What Happened Miss Simone?, nominated for Best Documentary Featurepresents a comprehensive look at Nina Simone starting with her early years wanting to be a classical pianist and progressing through her rise as a jazz star and civil rights activist through her music. 302 more words

366 Movies In 366 Days

Baftas and Oscars: A Long Tradition of Trend Upsets

There is no end to the speculation of who will win either a BAFTA or an Oscar. While Bafta winners are a strong indicator of Oscar winners, this hasn’t always been the case. 2,739 more words


#MovieReview: Anomalisa

By Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

To me, the movie Anomalisa is like an existential poem I can deeply identify with. It’s also a tragic love poem of sorts, and a requiem for the middle- and upper-middle class in “Western” society. 968 more words


If You're Like Me and You Love Staring at Trees Boy Have I Found the Movie for You, or, The Revenant

Other than being the absolute gold standard for testing just how nice your television actually is, the various documentary series of BBC Earth are also a profoundly humbling affair. 409 more words

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Short Reviews of Short Movies - 2016 Oscar Nominated Shorts at the Crest

*The Oscar Nominated Animated Short Film Program plays at the Crest Theater in Sacramento tonight at 7:30pm and tomorrow at 4pm.  The Oscar Nominated Live-Action Short Film Program plays tomorrow at 7:30pm. 760 more words

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