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Cloud Atlas infographic seeks to unbraid the plotlines

Micah J Gordon at Moviefanatic has made an interesting attempt to match recurring patterns in each of the six storylines and slot 18 of the characters into 3 sets of archetypes. Ordinarily I’d resist efforts to reduce the movie’s formula of challenging complexity to a handfuls of common denominators, but ...

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Spooky Halloween Story and Giveaway!

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Back in the 1970s, women bought fat juicy novels to take with them to the beach. Those were the days of Jackie Suzanne. Because I was a kid then I remember so many of these books floating around and my sisters and I were read them, even grossly inappropriate ones ...

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EW Sneaks the Costumes of Les Miz

Since the awards stuff has to get out there early, like really really early, and Les Miz doesn’t start screening until the end of November, the tech stuff has to get out there before the movie does. From the looks of it, Les Miz is a top to bottom Oscar ...

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Oscar Podcast Episode 5

On this week’s episode Craig Kennedy, Ryan Adams and I discuss Best Picture – Argo is very much in the lead right now but still has some competition. Best Actress – can Jennifer Lawrence pull this thing out? Halloween movies and then, if you still want to listen – we ...

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Spielberg’s Lincoln, a Different Kind of War Movie

The early talk after a test screening in New York that Lincoln would not be full of sweeping battle scenes depicting the Civil War worried some. They did the math in their head: Spielberg + Lincoln + Civil War = War Horse about slavery. BUT that isn’t the war depicted ...

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Oscar Podcast Episode 5

On this week’s episode Craig Kennedy, Ryan Adams and I discuss Best Picture – Argo is very much in the lead right now but still has some competition. Best Actress – can Jennifer Lawrence pull this thing out? Halloween movies and then, if you still want to listen – we ...

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