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Your Oscar Winners, or “Can Ben Affleck Win Without Being Nominated?”

(This is a preview of the PopRox column in Sunday’s Pocono Record. One quick programming note: It looks like there won’t be a Weekend Fun Guide for the second straight week. Sorry. Friday is the only time I have that I can post my top 20 movies for 2012 before Sunday’s Oscars. I’ll try to [...]

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Surprises and Snubs from the Oscar Nominations

(This is a preview of the PopRox column in the Sunday Pocono Record, but is pretty timely today.) The biggest surprises and the most frustrating snubs after Thursday’s Oscar nominations announcement, a day in which I predicted all of the nine best picture nominees, though I was overzealous and named one that didn’t make the [...]

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And Your Oscar Nominees Are …

This is a preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. Have we all enjoyed the silly portion of Awards Season, reading all those really important stories about movies honored by such cherished and distinguished groups like the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards and the Online Film Critics Society Awards? Or the Golden Collar Awards? [...]

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Oh, Those Golden Globes, Oh, Those Golden Globes …

Happy Golden Globes Nominations Day everyone! What, I’m the only one that celebrates it? Anyway, Golden Globe nominees are out now, signaling the official beginning of Awards Season. Everything up until this point has been Memorial Day. It’s hot, we have it off, but it’s not really summer. Golden Globes Nominations Day is like June 21 — [...]

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Time to Decide on the New Shows

Bonus big blog today, gotta clear some stuff out today I’ve been meaning to get to: My theory has always been that you need to give a new TV show at least four episodes before you can comfortably say, “This sucks.” My three proudest, most recent ”stick with it” shows – Mad Men, 30 Rock and Community. Mad [...]

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Wrong Number on Ringer

A word of pre-warning, there is an additional warning at the bottom. But in my review for Ringer further down the page, I give away the twist ending. And I don’t feel even remotely bad about it. I just want to make sure everyone knows it’s coming. Links: Remaking classic movies is one thing, it tends [...]

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Super 8 Gets a Trailer. A Real Trailer.

Wednesday morning links: See, was this so hard? JJ Abrams finally has released a full-length, full-disclosure kind of trailer for the summer event movie Super 8. That’s about eight months since the original WTF teaser trailer turned people against the movie and started the Internet buzzing about it. OK, turned me against the movie. It’s already got [...]

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Comic-Con is Upon Us — Just Don’t Get Too Crazy

I’m late because of the I-80 tractor-trailer crash — an hour in that slop — so let’s get right to it: Time for Comic-Con! For the next five days, you will be deluged with news from movies and TV that come out of the celebrity panels, and don’t think for a second any of it [...]

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