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Oscars 2017: The Winners!

Here we are! The statues have been handed out! The winners are marked Green if I chose correctly, Red if I was wrong. I normally average around 50% in my predictions. Is this the year I break through?

Holy Shit…best picture…. I cannot believe what happened…

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Oscar Watch 2017: Part Two

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Here we are! The Nominations for the Academy Awards have been announced and now we begin reviewing the films! I missed the movie marathon due to pneumonia and a death in the family, so my hopes of seeing everything fell flat. However, I managed to see a few more of the nominated films, including the 2 big ones. Covered here are:

Star Trek Beyond, Suicide Squad, 13 Hours, Jungle Book, Manchester by the Sea, Hail Caesar!, La La Land, Moonlight, and the best song nominees. Continue reading Oscar Watch 2017: Part Two

Oscar Nominations 2017!

The time is here! The Oscars are a month away and the nominees have been listed. I am happy to say that the “blacklisting” of the Oscars has ended with several high profile films, with black actors and subjects, have broken through. As we did  in 2016, I will be making a point of reviewing as many Oscar nominated films as I can in 4 weeks. These reviews tend to be far shorter than my normal “skinny’s”. Quite a few of these are still in Cinemas so there is a good chance they get the full review in my official count. Of the 9 best picture nominees, I have seen 2. Its going to be a busy month! Oscar Sundays will be replacing the “Chillflix” column for this period. Now, lets see the nominees!

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A look ahead: Version 2.0

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A little over a month ago, I commented on the stupendous turd-scicle that 2016 has been. I put together a list of films that I hoped to see, including several at a film marathon. Well, the marathon came and went. I did not attend. Dammit. Where does that leave us? In a surprisingly hopeful position….I hope.

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