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If Oscar nominated films were presidential candidates

Ex Machina — The Ted Cruz campaign IMDB * Rotten Tomatoes * our review Nominated for Best Original Screenplay (Alex Garland) and Best Visual Effects Were not made in America. Aren’t entirely sure women aren’t sadistic, artificially intelligent sex toys waiting … Continue reading

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I’m only doing this because of the Oscar noms: The Danish Girl

It’s the most cynical thing in the world. Former Oscar winners? Check. Based on a true story set in the early 1900s? Check. Gay* person that dies? Check. The Danish Girl was set up to be one of the most insufferably … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Most films continue to disappoint, Star Wars on track for record-shattering opening

As expected, part two of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay took its second crown with $76 million over the five day weekend. The film is still tracking well behind its predecessors. The Good Dinosaur opened in second place to a similar paradox — its … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Mockingjay disappoints, new releases disappoint further

Part two of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay won the weekend with maybe the first disappointing $100 million opening ever. The film was predicted for north of $120 million. Other new releases, The Night Before and Secret in Their Eyes, also underperformed with just $10.1 million and $6.6 million, respectively- … Continue reading

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