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Review: "Lady Bird"

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Lady Bird” opens with a close-up of a mother and daughter sharing a bed in a hotel room, sleeping, facing toward each other but not touching.  981 more words

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Review: "Darkest Hour"

3.5 out of 5 stars.

Gary Oldman is one of the most talented and prolific actors working today, but it’s now, more than 30 years into his career, that we get what will likely be his most memorable achievement.  691 more words

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Review: "The Florida Project"

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Sean Baker’s film “The Florida Project” is set mere miles from the most magical place on Earth, which makes the plight of the characters it explores all the more sobering.  888 more words

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Oscar Watch: Thank You for Your Service

This Friday, Thank You for Your Service hits theaters and reviews out today have been quite positive. It marks the directorial debut of Jason Hall, who received an Oscar nod in Adapted Screenplay in 2014 for  140 more words

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Blade Runner 2049 Review

What makes for good science fiction? This is a complex question, with no “correct” answer. Ask ten different people, you’ll get ten different responses, but I believe each person will be getting at one specific idea. 1,253 more words

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Review: "Blade Runner 2049"

3.5 out of 5 stars.

“Blade Runner 2049” opens with a shot that calls back to Ridley Scott’s original 1982 film: a close up of an eye, staring straight into the camera.  1,303 more words

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Oscar Watch: Films to Look Out For (VIFF, TIFF, Telluride)

September is an important month for me and My Oscar List. From late-August to mid-September, the Venice International Film Festival (VIFF), the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and the Telluride Film Festival (TFF) take place one after the other. 2,341 more words

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