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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

The Best of 2014 in Film

It’s almost one year on since I started this blog, and I am thankful for a great year in film. The clairestbearest awards go to: Continue reading The Best of 2014 in Film

FILM REVIEW: The Case Against 8

The Case Against 8 (Ben Cotner, Rob Reiner & Ryan White, 2014)
clairestbearestreviews_filmreview_thecaseagainst8_courthouseProposition 8 is a heinous constitutional amendment passed in 2008 that declared that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognised in California”, which nullified all same-sex marriages that had previously occurred in the state. The Case Against 8 documents the battle of the good guys – the legal team that sought to overturn this shitty amendment.  Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Case Against 8