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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


The Judge (David Dobkin, 2014)

Robert Downey Jr & Robert Duvall
Robert Downey Jr. & Robert Duvall

YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH! Oh wait, wrong movie. But the trailer still promised us a COURTROOM SHOWDOWN and it delivered. The critics have been a little harsh on The Judge, perhaps unfairly. It was a decent film, though it’s definitely not going to be part of the Oscar race. The Academy likes schmaltz, but you’ve got to be a little more subtle than this.

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