Monthly Archives: February 2011

My Oscar Picks

Best Picture 127 Hours Black Swan The Fighter Inception The Kids Are All Right The King’s Speech The Social Network Toy Story 3 True Grit Winter’s Bone

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The Empathy Deficit of ‘The Fighter’

It happens every year: The Oscar Academy not only is famous for ignoring obvious masterpieces. It’s equally famous for actually rewarding movies that tend to come off as completely bland and airless the moment you start to look for something … Continue reading

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If Only ‘The King’s Speech’ Could Have Been A Bromantic Comedy

The Social Network is my personal favorite for the Best Picture Oscar in late February, and I will cry out in anger when it is predictably robbed of that honor by The King’s Speech, which by now seems a given.

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