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Arthur Newman: An Everyman’s Dream
Of Escape Runs Afoul of Reality

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Arthur Newman is a film about nothing. Or rather, nothingness. It is about the void that eats away at happiness; that certain something missing in

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Oscar 2011—Fair, Fickle, or Foul?

Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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This is the one that counts. The Golden Globes may have the party with the most fun (drinking is allowed during the show), and the

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Oscar 2010—The Good Guys—And The Bad Guys—Win

Saturday, March 6th, 2010
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So many movies. So little time. Watching the Academy Awards is always more fun when you’ve seen most or all of the nominated films and

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Colin Firth in A Single Man

Sunday, February 14th, 2010
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The sartorial touches in A Single Man remind us that the director is Tom Ford whose name is synonymous with luxury fashion. Planning his suicide,

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