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REVIEW: The Queen of Versailles

Throughout Lauren Greenfield’s charming, yet dispiriting, film, The Queen of Versailles, I couldn’t help but come back to the same thought: Are the kids really all right? As these children, all eight of them, walked around their mansion, aimless as robots, … Continue reading

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FINAL 2012 OSCAR NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

For me, the months leading up to the Oscar nomination announcement are generally the most fun. At that time you can scramble to see what’s taken seriously, what’s coming out, what little film has mainstream potential and, inevitably, what classic … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Documentary Feature Shortlist & Predictions

Current Predictions (11-18-11): Pina Bill Cunningham New York We Were Here Buck Project Nim Best Documentary Notes: Well, looks like I was way, way off on my shortlist predictions. The fifteen in the running are below. “Battle for Brooklyn” (RUMER … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Best Documentary Feature Predictions

Current Predictions (10-27-11): The Interrupters Tabloid Project Nim Cave of Forgotten Dreams Pina Best Documentary Notes: The recent Cinema Eye Non-Fiction nominations along with news that George Harrison: Living in a Material world will likely not be eligible, shakes this … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Page One: Inside the New York Times

The conundrum facing news media is that if one day its entire infrastructure ceases to exist, who would be there to write about the demise? Would media write about its own death? Would another form of journalism have spawned that … Continue reading

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Best Documentary Feature Predictions

Current Predictions (10-13-11): The Interrupters Tabloid Project Nim George Harrison: Living in the Material World Page One: Inside the New York Times Best Documentary Notes: The only thing keeping up with the new-found creativity behind television is non-fiction. Everybody with … Continue reading

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