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My take on the Oscar nominees

I’m pretty pleased with this year’s Oscar nominees.  The Academy did better than usual and avoided its frequent horribly undeserving nominations and inexplicably unjust missed nominations. I’m downright giddy that my pick for the year’s best movie, the underdog indie … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year’s Best Movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2010: 1)  Winter’s Bone; 2) Toy Story 3;  3) The Social Network; 4) The Secrets in their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos); 5) Rabbit Hole; 6) Black Swan; 7) A Prophet … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: Documentaries

As usual several documentaries made my list of  Best Movies of 2010:  Inside Job, The Tillman Story, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, and Sweetgrass. And there were still more excellent documentaries.  Ken Burns augmented his brilliant Baseball with The … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

I am not a Joan Rivers fan, but Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work won me over.  Rivers’ compulsion to stay busy at age 77 by accepting every conceivable gig is fascinating, and her raw vulnerability makes you care about … Continue reading

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This week’s Movies To See

    The “must see” films in theaters remain Winter’s Bone and Toy Story 3.  Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work is good, too.  For trailers and other choices, see Movies to See Right Now. My DVDs of the week are Eight Men … Continue reading

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Updated Movie Recommendations

    The “must see” films in theaters remain Winter’s Bone and Toy Story 3.  Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work is good, too.  For trailers and other choices, see Movies to See Right Now. My DVD of the week is John Adams. … Continue reading

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

I am not a Joan Rivers fan, but Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work won me over.  Rivers’ compulsion to stay busy at age 77 by accepting every conceivable gig is fascinating, and her raw vulnerability makes you care about … Continue reading

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