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DVD Review: The Theory of Everything

I will be honest upfront: I find that I like biopics, especially those based on individuals who have to overcome tremendous obstacles. I am also a sucker for “un-actor-like” roles…meaning the actor or actress plays someone 360 degrees from their own self. But (and this is the very big stipulation) only if done well. Very […]

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In Memory of Maximilian Schell: 1930-2014

Of Austrian and Swiss heritage, Maximilian Schell won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in Judgment at Nuremberg, which as only his second Hollywood film. Never really becoming a megastar, Schell took smaller roles in a variety of interesting and artistic films, though he did get two more Oscar nominations, one for Julia (Best […]

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Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Much like several recent Oscar-winning and nominated films of the past years (Saving Private Ryan, The Hurt Locker, Amour), Dallas Buyers Club is not a movie I’m going to RUN out and re-watch. It’s a tough movie to watch…the subject matter is harsh, the characters are sad and highly flawed, the dialogue is filled with […]

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Oscar winners 2013!!!!!!!!!!

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Bradley Cooper — Silver Linings Playbook {“Pat”} * Daniel Day-Lewis — Lincoln {“Abraham Lincoln”} Hugh Jackman — Les Misérables {“Jean Valjean”} Joaquin Phoenix — The Master {“Freddie Quell”} Denzel Washington — Flight {“Whip Whitaker”} ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Alan Arkin — Argo {“Lester Siegel”} Robert De Niro — Silver […]

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