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It's Oscar time!

Academy Awards 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012 1 Comment

I have finally done it! It’s been over six years in the making, but I’ve finally succeeded in winning an Oscar… pool! I’d like to thank my manager, that guy rolling around on the floor humming “Magic Moments” by Perry Como, the Care Bears, and of course, Jesus! Unfortunately, however excited I was to win, […]

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True Grit

Monday, January 3, 2011 No Comments

I always have been and always will be a fan of the Coen brothers, and True Grit is officially one of the reasons why. Based on a 1968 novel, the film follows 14 year-old Mattie Ross in her quest to seek revenge for her father’s murder. The Coens cut out a lot of their usual […]

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Black Swan

Monday, December 27, 2010 1 Comment

Sometimes I wonder why I watch any films that aren’t made by Darren Aronofsky. In Black Swan, his second effort in two years, Natalie Portman stars with a viciously sexy Mila Kunis as they vie for the top role in Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet Swan Lake. The film focuses around the relationship between the women, and […]

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Raging Bull 30th anniversary Blu-ray combo pack releasing January 2011

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 No Comments

People seem to think that I’ve watched every movie that has ever been made. Well, the truth of the matter is that I haven’t, and I don’t want to. However, I would like to see the classics and critically acclaimed movies of years past. I try to as often as I can, but having to […]

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American Beauty making its suburban lifestyle-wrecking debut on Blu-ray

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 No Comments

As part of Paramount’s Sapphire Series, American Beauty is making a beautifully American return to Blu-ray on September 21st 2010. The five time Oscar winning film will run you $29.99 USD, but what do you get for that amount of dough? Well, aside from the high def version of the film, pretty much nothing. There […]