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Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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The Academy Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on ABC Sunday, February 22, has evolved into nothing more than a rubber stamp. With so many

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The Elephant Man Go For the Play, Not Its Star

Friday, December 12th, 2014
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“I sometimes think my head is so large because it is so full of dreams.” Joseph Merrick Should you be unfamiliar with Bernard Pomerance’s original

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Going for the Gold

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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This year Hollywood decided to delay handing out those gold statues while athletes were battling for gold medals in Sochi. The delay however has made

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American Hustle: The Con Is On

Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Did you ever have to find a way to survive and you knew your choices were bad but you *had* to survive? Irving Rosenfeld American Hustle, directed

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Dysfunctional And Farcical, The Hangover Part III
Kinda…Works?

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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As the third installment of a blockbuster franchise, The Hangover Part III is exactly what you expect. It is a complete farce, above and beyond

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Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook – Trying to Save A Marriage

Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Mental illness has always proven to be a fascinating topic in film, with different portrayals of it manifesting in different periods. In The Silver Linings

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The Words—More Than a Film About Plagiarism

Monday, September 10th, 2012
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“We all make choices in life. The hard thing is to learn to live with those choices. And no one can help you with that.”

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