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Updated Movies to See Right Now

The best bets in theaters now are the combo thriller/love story The Adjustment Bureau and the Baby Boomer-friendly The Music Never Stopped. Cedar Rapids is a fun and unpretentious comedy. Nora’s Will is a wry family dramedy, which is also … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: The Fighter

Here’s you chance to see the Oscar-winning performance by Christian Bale and Melissa Leo in The Fighter. Mark Wahlberg stars as a boxer trying to succeed despite his crack addict brother (Bale) and his powerful, trashy mom (Leo).  As one … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film right now is The Adjustment Bureau, a first rate love story embedded in the action thriller genre.  The Music Never Stopped is a crowd pleaser that opens this weekend. Cedar Rapids is a fun and unpretentious … Continue reading

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This week’s Movies to See Right Now

You can still see Oscar winners True Grit, The King’s Speech, Black Swan and The Fighter and Oscar nominee Another Year. They are on my Best Movies of 2010. 127 Hours and Biutiful are also good movies out now. The … Continue reading

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This year’s Oscar dinner

Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees. You can read more at Oscar Dinner. Planning this year’s Oscar Dinner proved challenging (despite being a great year for movie Food … Continue reading

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Great suggestions by you for my Oscar Dinner

You’ve sent me some great suggestions for my Oscar Dinner.   Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees. For example, last year’s highlight was Grandma Ethel’s Brisket for A … Continue reading

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I need some help with this year’s Oscar Dinner

Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees.  For example, last year’s highlight was Grandma Ethel’s Brisket for A Serious Man. We also had airplane bottles of liquor for Up … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movies To See Right Now

There are more excellent movies in the theaters RIGHT NOW than any other time of the year.  Right now, you can see Another Year, True Grit, The King’s Speech, Black Swan, The Way Back, Somewhere, Biutiful, The Fighter, Rabbit Hole … Continue reading

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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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Updated Movies to See Right Now

Now is the time to catch future Oscar contenders on the big screen, especially crowd pleasers like True Grit, The King’s Speech and Black Swan. True Grit is the Coen Brothers’ splendid Old West story of Mattie Ross, a girl … Continue reading

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