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Of the Day – 01.19.10

(I’m going to start posting “Of the Day” in the mornings, rather than evenings). Read of the Day: Why don’t more funny men have the career stamina of Bill Murray? [Cinematical] News of the Day: Avatar‘s technical achievement may have paved the way for a 3-D Star Wars, says George Lucas. [/Film] Oscar News of […]

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10 Observations from the 2010 Critics Choice Awards

Time for one last post about the Critics Choice Awards. I’ve divided my observations in “yays” – things I approve of, “boos” – things I dislike, and “considers” – things to consider about the awards race going forward. 1) YAY – Michael Giacchino wins Best Score. It wasn’t presented during the broadcast, but brilliant composer […]

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Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Winners 2009

Another night and another precursor. Carey Mulligan and Up in the Air continue their strong run, winning their third and second major precursor award respectively. Carey Mulligan won the British Independent Film Awards earlier today after being selected as Best Actress by the National Board of Review on Thursday. Up in the Air also was […]

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REVIEW: ‘An Education’

Grade: B- “Action is character,” Jenny recites to David in a moment of realization – as humans we are defined by what we do, and in Jenny’s mind she didn’t do anything until she met David. The quotation that starts off the previously described scene simultaneous points out the best and worst parts of the […]

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Trailer for ‘An Education’

Is it possible that two films that premiered at Sundance can make it as Best Picture nominees? With 10 in the category this year, it is more likely than ever that Indie films will get noticed. The most likely film that emerged from Sundance to go on to Oscar success is Lee Daniels’ Precious, which […]

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