Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Five Film Favorites: Five things I want to see during the 2012 Academy Awards Show

The Academy Awards Show airs this Sunday, and while I will not attempt any sort of dissertation on what is wrong or right (but mostly wrong) with the Academy Awards, I will simply assert that, at the bare minimum, Sunday … Continue reading

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What the Oscars Do Well: John Hawkes and Jacki Weaver

Regular readers of this journal will already recognize the futility of railing against the Oscars and how and whom they nominate.  The Oscars will not change, nor are they the necessary guideposts that lead us to great cinema and wonderful artistic performances.  … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Best Picture Winners

It’s cold outside and, yes, we’re in the midst of the awards season. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for Best Picture later this month. The Academy started handing out the awards first for … Continue reading

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