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Reactions To 2012 Academy Award Nominations Part One

Some thoughts: Best Picture My first surprise here is that the Academy only went with nine nominees again instead of ten.  I’m glad to see Amour pop up here and that the Academy didn’t forget about Beasts of the Southern … Continue reading


2012 Academy Award Nominations

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and I have to say that I’m quite surprised about some of the nominees (as well as which films got snubbed).  Lincoln leads with 12 nominations, and Ang Lee’s Life … Continue reading


DP/30: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

The terrific Silver Linings Playbook has been out for a while now.  Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence shine in this film, as does the supporting cast that includes Robert DeNiro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, and Dash Mihok.  Writer/Director … Continue reading