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Top 20 Movies for 2011 (and the Worst)

A quick note: Live chat! Live chat! We’re doing to live online chat thing Friday at 11 a.m., if you haven’t heard. If you’ve never hung out at one of the live chats, I take my cues directly from you guys. Whatever you want to talk about it what we’ll talk about. We’ve got Oscars on [...]

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I Suppose If I Had Suggested Liam Neeson Day, You’d All Be Patting Me on the Back!

Links today: Fascinating box office weekend because for me, Liam Neeson has had one of the most interesting movie careers of this generation of movie stars. Up until 1999, Neeson had about a 20-year career playing ordinary guys. Good actor, good parts, Oscar nominated for Schindler’s List in a role that could have defined his [...]

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Oscar Nominations Can Disappoint and Surprise at the Same Time

Happy Oscar Day everyone! I celebrated the same way I have for a couple years now, by making sure I was on the treadmill at the gym watching the broadcast. That way, I’d be too worried about embarrassing myself to scream out something like, “No Jonah Hill for Moneyball? Screw you Oscars!!!” It’s more peaceful [...]

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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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