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Oscar 2015 Predictions

Oscars on Monday! (or Sunday for Americans). Same as last year – I’m giving you my predictions and wishes. Films I haven’t seen are marked with an asterisk (*). Who’s going to get the gold? Continue reading Oscar 2015 Predictions

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The Oscar Noms: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I’ve said before that there are many things wrong with the Oscars, but they get me excited nonetheless. I had a few strong reactions to the nominees last night so I thought I would share my feelings about what was wrong and what was right. Continue reading The Oscar Noms: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

FILM REVIEW: Force Majeure

Force Majeure (Ruben Östlund, 2014)

I’m sure everyone would like to think that they would be a hero in a disaster situation, but sometimes the gut instinct is to get the hell out of there and to hell with anyone else. Unfortunately, this is how Tomas (Johannes Kuhnke) reacts in the face of an oncoming avalanche on a family skiing holiday to the French Alps, leaving his wife and two children to fend for themselves. Dick move, Tomas. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Force Majeure