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October 18, 2013

Oscar Podcast Preview – 1996

Oscar Podcast Preview – 1996

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The weeks are flying by as we comb through Oscar’s past. This weekend we’ll be diving in 1996, not a great year overall for film. To me it’s known as the Fargo year, though the big winner was The English Patient, which entered the race with virtually no competition. The other big challenger was Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe’s closest Oscar win, and one of Tom Cruise’s. But it was, as…

London Film Festival: Night Moves & Blue is the Warmest Colour

London Film Festival: Night Moves & Blue is the Warmest Colour

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Last Monday, I felt a cold coming on. Well, I thought it was a cold. It was tonsillitis. Not very pleasant. Got some penicillin from the doctor; by this time, the tonsillitis was subsiding. I packed what remained of the first packet out of two for London, and by the time I had run it through, my throat felt pretty much back to normal. It’s what, Thursday today? And the…