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The Last Five Years (of the Oscars)

If you asked me why I care so much about the Oscars, why I watch every minute of the overlong broadcasts, why I spend so much time writing about them beforehand on a blog that few people follow, why I know so much about their history that I’ve won both the Oscar trivia game and the awards predictions game at the last two Oscar parties I went to (You could say I’m bragging, but is that really something to brag about? 944 more words

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The Official timmmc.com 2015 Oscars Prediction Post

Boyhood

American Sniper

The Theory of Everything

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Birdman

Whiplash

The Imitation Game

Selma

Well, I finished all 8. It was looking pretty hairy for bit there, but I made myself nice and lazy this weekend and finished my “quest”. 933 more words

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REVIEW: The Theory of Everything

Of all eight films I watched for this year’s Oscars, The Theory of Everything might be the most surprising to me. I hadn’t heard all that much buzz about the film, so, frankly, I was expecting a run-of-the-mill biopic, maybe something that tries to do/be too much and ultimately just existing. 118 more words

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REVIEW: The Imitation Game

When I wrote my review of American Sniper, I wrote that I do not like war films. I feel like I should clarify that… films  258 more words

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REVIEW: Boyhood

I really, really wanted to love this film. I’d heard all the reviews and saw all the accolades… but I don’t share the sentiment. I am absolutely fascinated by the way the film was done… but for me, that very concept is the film’s undoing. 42 more words

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REVIEW: American Sniper

I’m not a war film fan. It’s a personal bias that I struggle with whenever I see a film like American Sniper…. and unfortunately, this is a time where the bias wins. 72 more words

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REVIEW: Whiplash

Now here was a movie I thoroughly enjoyed. Well, mostly…. not being a musician, I feel like some of the really solo musical segments were lost on me (as they are when I go to concerts, to be honest). 44 more words

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