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Room 237

There’s a haunting simplicity to The Shining. Those words, combined with the director’s mysterious approach to discussing his films, makes this a work ripe for obsessives. The next gateway to obsession comes by way of accessibility. The Shining, dressed as … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Picture

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Picture has been a troubling category in the last few years.  I remember being pissed off when 2006’s Babel got nominated.  While it’s a good movie, it had no business being nominated over Pan’s Labyrinth … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Director

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON A director is vital to the making of a movie.  The director is responsible for getting the best possible performances from the actors.  The director is responsible for bringing his/her vision to life through his/her collaborations … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Adapted Screenplay

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Adapted Screenplay refers to a screenplay on which the material is based on another medium (examples being short stories, novels, plays, comic books, TV shows, video games, short films, newspaper articles, or even previous films).  … Continue reading

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