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What It Takes To Be A Best Picture Oscar Nominee. In 3 Minutes.

By at March 16, 2011 | 7:59 pm | 1 Comments

What It Takes To Be A Best Picture Oscar Nominee. In 3 Minutes.

During last month's Oscars, we gave plenty of our award opinions, asked for yours, followed the ad campaigns, and resented the fact that the Academy voters have reverted back to their old, stale, predictable selves. But the brains at cracked.com have outdone us all with this brilliant trailer, a by-the-numbers blueprint illustrating everything that should be in your movie more...

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Top 10 Films of 2010 And Other Somewhat Relevant Thoughts

By at January 2, 2011 | 10:52 pm | 4 Comments

Top 10 Films of 2010 And Other Somewhat Relevant Thoughts

Why make an annual Top Ten list of movies? Because everybody's doing it? Nah. Habit? Well, sure. But we reviewers should create Top Ten lists for the same reason we write reviews: to give movie fans (you) one particular insight, for those who seek it. You rely on critics to be clear, truthful and entertaining; we have to live up to our end of the unspoken bargain. A Top more...

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Film Review: THE SOCIAL NETWORK

By at October 6, 2010 | 6:27 am | 3 Comments

Film Review: THE SOCIAL NETWORK

4.5 / 5 stars The Social Network is not really about the creation of Facebook. It's more about the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, the brainchild of the zeitgeist site. In David Fincher's skillfully plotted adaptation of Ben Mezrich's treatment for "The Accidental Billionaires," Zuckerberg is the enigmatic bullseye in a dartgame of teenage emotions and tons of more...

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THE SOCIAL NETWORK A Critical Powerhouse

By at October 1, 2010 | 9:13 pm | 0 Comment

THE SOCIAL NETWORK A Critical Powerhouse

If you were thinking the combination of director David Fincher, writer Aaron Sorkin and the story of the world's youngest billionaire would strike a chord with the critical world, you were right. Way right. The Social Network, about the evolution of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, has become one of the most universally acclaimed films in recent history. That's not hyperbole, more...

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