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25 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 51-70

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

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23 January 2015

The Babadook

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The Babadook is an independently made horror film from, almost, first time director Jennifer Kent. She based this film off her prior short film MONSTER, which I can’t really talk …

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21 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 71-90

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

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18 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 91-110

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

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18 January 2015

My … Awards, 2014

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The stroke of midnight was 12 hours ago. That means that we’re finally here, 2015. Instead of panicking because that means we’re closer to 2030 than 2000 and you’re just …

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17 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014

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I started this last year, keeping a list of every movie I see all year (just the new releases) in order to form a definitive set of personal rankings come …

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15 January 2015

The Out-of-Touch Academy

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Well that happened! To say that this year’s Oscar nominees are a disappointment is a bit of an understatement. Let’s start with the first announcement, which was done by J.J. …

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13 January 2015

Grand Budapest Hotel Leads BAFTA Noms

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Many journalists are saying that the BAFTA Awards- the British version of the Academy Awards- do not matter as much, because Oscar voting ended yesterday, but last year they showed …

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09 January 2015

The Lies Our Mentors Tell Us: Foxcatcher & Whiplash

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There are a few obvious trends in the stories that dominated (and continue to dominate as the awards roll in) the 2014 cinematic season. Sociopaths had a big year (Gone Girl, …

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06 January 2015

The 2014 My Cinema Award Nominees

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This was a strange year at the movies, full of psychopaths and scientists, musicians and war heroes (I swear there was a week when I saw 3 WWII films in …

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29 December 2014

Oscar Predictions (December)

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Now that most of the critics groups have had their say, through awards and top ten lists, and the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG), and Golden Globe Nominations have been announced, …

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26 December 2014

A Requiem for Robin

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It’s unbelievable that The Angriest Man in Brooklyn exists- that it was made when it was made by the people who made it. It’s unbelievable that this was one of …

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24 December 2014

The Film About TV-Makers

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The straightforward documentary Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show isn’t great because of its execution (the structure is too formulaic and some of the main shows discussed just …

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21 December 2014

About Alex & The Great Undervaluation of TV Artists

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A cast of some of TV’s most wonderful people populates About Alex, the debut feature from Parenthood writer Jesse Zwick. A dramedy about college friends reunited by tragic, awkward circumstances, …

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