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“2018 Oscars Preview: Who Will Win and Who Should Win”

“2018 Oscars Preview: Who Will Win and Who Should Win”


Better late than never, I guess, except when it comes to the Oscars. Short version, since I don’t have much to say about the ceremony (as I did not watch): None of the movies or performances I wanted to win actually won. I’m okay. None of that comes as a surprise to me. This is … Continue reading

The Shape of a Career: Sally Hawkins

The Shape of a Career: Sally Hawkins


Those of you who know me have probably picked up on my enthusiasm for literally everything Sally Hawkins does, even things she does in movies that aren’t particularly good (though it’s rare she shows up in movies that aren’t particularly good, excepting¬†Godzilla). So, because I love Hawkins so gosh-darn much, I went deep on the … Continue reading

2011 Rising: My Films to Watch (pt.2)

2011 Rising: My Films to Watch (pt.2)


Part 2 of my 2011 preview commences…now! (Part 1 can be perused here, at your leisure.) X-Men: First Class— By happy coincidence, the first trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s period prequel to the X-Men franchise hit just last week, and guess what? It looks really good. Focusing specifically on the relationship between Erik Lehnsherr, the man … Continue reading

Review: Made in Dagenham, 2010, dir. Nigel Cole


Calling a movie like Made in Dagenham predictable makes me sound incompetent. Of course it’s predictable. It’s based on something that actually happened, the outcome of which I’m well aware. (Titanic was predictable, too. The ship sank at the end! How tragic!) Be that as it may, predictable is exactly what Made in Dagenham is– … Continue reading