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Back in the DPRK: THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT Film Review

By at September 19, 2016 | 9:32 pm | 0 Comment

Back in the DPRK: THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT Film Review

3 / 5 stars Say what you will about the recently and ridiculously debated “death of film,” there’s no debate that the documentary is at an apex of sorts. From the near-flawless HBO library to the countless Netflix offerings (music and food a specialty), you can point a remote in any direction and likely hit a high-quality documentary. That’s raised the more...

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Here We Go Again: Top 5 Oscar Mistakes for 2011

By at February 5, 2011 | 6:57 pm | 12 Comments

Here We Go Again: Top 5 Oscar Mistakes for 2011

Every year, we all take part in an annual sporting event, opining and prognosticating before gathering around the TV for a look. No, not for the Super Bowl. We're talking about the Oscars, and the joy of second-guessing members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in their recent selection of potential Oscar winners. So get ready to wag your finger, (or more...

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