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Golden Statues Playbook: A Film Critic’s Review of the 2013 Oscar Nominations

By at January 10, 2013 | 11:57 pm | 2 Comments

Golden Statues Playbook: A Film Critic’s Review of the 2013 Oscar Nominations

That ongoing rumble you hear throughout the movie world is not the thunder of war or uprising (as you might hear in, say, Argo, Les Misérables, Lincoln or Zero Dark Thirty). It's the chatter of cinema fans going on about the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, primarily lamenting that voters often replace courage with convenience. And while we prefer not to align more...

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Top 10 Movie Box Office Achievements of 2012

By at January 7, 2013 | 10:57 pm | 0 Comment

Top 10 Movie Box Office Achievements of 2012

It's pretty easy to find the Top 10 highest-grossing movies of the year. Or the Top 100, for that matter. But for a movie to make it to that list, it usually has to play in at least 3200 theaters -- not exactly a level playing-field in the box office world, but we knew that. So we've put together ten films that have succeeded beyond expectation in U.S. theaters over the more...

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