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Quick Takes – 01.07.13

Zero Dark Thirty Grade: C+ | 1st viewing Would United 93 still be a great movie if 9/11 had never happened? Does the film gain importance merely because it is the guttural dramatization of true…

OSCAR TRACKER: Now THIS is an Awards Race

View the Latest 2013 Oscar Predictions As of tomorrow we are two weeks away from the announcement of the 85th Academy Award nominations and almost every category is still completely up in the air. This…

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Screen Actors Guild Announces 2012 Nominees

By now in the lead up to the Academy Awards, we've been seeing the same names over and over, and frontrunners are becoming apparent.  Members of the Screen Actors Guild, somewhat understandably, prefer to nominate…

REVIEW: ‘J. Edgar’ (2011)

Grade: C It may be unfair to criticize a biographical film for being too predictable. After all we live in an age where anybody with 20 minutes and an internet connection can learn all of…

REVIEW: ‘Fair Game’

Grade: A- In a moment of frustration toward the beginning of Doug Liman’s Fair Game, Valerie Plame points out the flaws in an over-zealous CIA analyst’s interpretation of data. “Somebody had to ask the question,”…

Is ‘Fair Game’ a Best Picture Contender?

One of the Cannes Film Festival competition entries has gone on to receive an Oscar Best Picture nomination in each of the past 4 years, with the exception of 2008. Last year, Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious…

Clip from Doug Liman’s ‘Fair Game’

One of the only American films that will be in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival is Doug Liman's Fair Game starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. The film hopes to have the same…