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Adult Services’ Best Movies of the Year

Here in a Adult Services, we see a lot of movies. Some bad, most so-so and a few great. Well, we want to share the GREAT ones. These are our picks for the best of 2016. Anthropoid — Sean Ellis (director) (2016) (also on blu-ray) Cecilia: Phenomenal docudrama based on actual events in Prague during […]

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Oscars Countdown Begins!

Recently, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes nominations were announced AND the Critics Choice Awards were given out. Though, each in their own way are not necessarily direct precursors for Oscar nominations, these three awards “usually” gives us a pretty good idea who might or might not be nominated for Academy Awards, […]

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04.07.2006 Gdansk , Festiwal Gwiazd N/z Andrzej Wajda 
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In Memory of Andrzej Wajda: 1926-2016

Polish film director Andrzej Wajda has received an Honorary Oscar, an Honorary Golden Bear (Berlin International Film Festival), and the Palme d’Or (the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival) for his over 60 year work in the Polish film industry.  Four of his films have been nominated for Best Foreign Film Oscars (The […]

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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Who Won the Pick The Winners Contest?

This year, our annual Oscars Pick the Winners contest had a record-setting 183 entries.  It was a tough year, with a surprise in the Supporting Actor category (Bridge of Spies’ Mark Rylance upset favorite Creed‘s Sylvester Stallone) and with Spotlight edging out The Reverant to take home the Best Picture trophy. Thanks to all who […]

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