2013 Oscar Predictions
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2013 Oscar Predictions

I touched briefly on my Oscar predictions in January, but the race has changed a lot since then, so I’ve updated and overhauled my picks. Here is where I stand on the 6 major categories. Best Picture Will win: Argo Could win: Lincoln, Les Misérables Should win: I think The Master should win pretty much … Continue reading

Review: The Master
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Review: The Master

Not only is Paul Thomas Anderson one of my favorite directors, but I think he’s in the conversation as one of the greatest of all-time. Just as with any extremely broad inquiry, like naming your favorite song, there are a lot of very strong competitors, but the point is that PTA is an absolute master … Continue reading

Review: Amour
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Review: Amour

Michael Haneke, the director of Amour, thoroughly confuses me. I saw a bit of Béla Tarr in him, due to similarities in long shots, black and white (shallow, I know) and realism between Sátántangó and Haneke’s 2009 film The White Ribbon (loved the former, hated the latter). I’ve heard comparisons to Lars von Trier, as … Continue reading