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Cinemarch Madness: De Palma Division Poll
March 12, 2013 – 10:09 AM | 17 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: De Palma Division Poll

Wow.
I don't know if Blow Out will do very well, but it's a great film with no hope for human beings — as well as 1) De Palma at his best at harnessing his intensities …

Oscars Death Race: Last day
February 26, 2012 – 10:12 AM | 18 Comments
Oscars Death Race: Last day

UPDATE 2:30 PM
Sarah 61, Oscars 0
Thanks for all the support and comments, and a hat tip to everyone else who raced along with me. I am THRILLED that the third time was the charm; consider …

Oscars Death Race: Less than a week
February 20, 2012 – 12:42 PM | 8 Comments
Oscars Death Race: Less than a week

Oh, it's about to get ugly. …Okay, "uglier."

Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 2 weeks to go
February 12, 2012 – 10:11 PM | 10 Comments
Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 2 weeks to go

Since we last convened:
Anonymous
Footnote
Drive
Kung Fu Panda 2
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
and a Best Actor overview

Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 3 weeks to go
February 6, 2012 – 9:28 AM | 8 Comments
Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 3 weeks to go

Current score: Oscars 35, Sarah 26; 5 categories completed (thanks, Hugo).
Again, the Press Play scorecard is here — and after a little detective work and an HTML meltdown, it should be a lot easier to …

Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 4 weeks to go
January 30, 2012 – 12:56 AM | 6 Comments
Oscars 2012 Death Race Update: 4 weeks to go

Current score: Oscars 43, Sarah 18 (1 category completed)
Actually sitting slightly ahead of that, but have several write-ups still outstanding.
In case you missed them:
Warrior
A Better Life
A Cat In Paris
Not terribly confident at this point, but four …

Oscars Death Race 2012: Press Play, Dammit
January 24, 2012 – 8:04 AM | 24 Comments
Oscars Death Race 2012: Press Play, Dammit

Hello, and welcome (back) to the Oscars Death Race. As you may remember, the ODR is my ridonk attempt to see all the Oscar-nominated movies — ALL of them — before the ceremony. In that …

29/31: The tin ear of The Iron Lady
December 29, 2011 – 4:05 PM | 8 Comments
29/31: The tin ear of <I>The Iron Lady</I>

"One must be brave if one is to take the wheel." — Margaret Thatcher, teaching her daughter to drive, and the rest of us how not to write
Imagine the movies that the life of Margaret …

28/31: My Week With Marilyn
December 28, 2011 – 9:30 PM | 10 Comments
28/31: <I>My Week With Marilyn</I>

"…Actors." — everyone
Marilyn Monroe and her myth: spare me. I just really don't care. I have compassion for her, for what she must have gone through that opened that maw of insecurity and narcissism, but …

24/31: Win Win
December 26, 2011 – 10:42 AM | 7 Comments
24/31: <I>Win Win</I>

Suburban-Jersey lawyer Mike Flaherty (Paul Giamatti), who seems to represent seniors exclusively, is floundering. The office needs a new boiler and a new toilet, a dead tree on his front lawn needs removing, he's got …