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MASTAS Episode 46: Oscar-Winning Songs We Love (And Loathe)
February 23, 2017 – 12:05 PM | 2 Comments
MASTAS Episode 46: Oscar-Winning Songs We Love (And Loathe)

Mark and Sarah take home Oscar gold!

26/31: August, Osage County
January 26, 2015 – 7:30 AM | 8 Comments
26/31: <em>August, Osage County</em>

I wanted to like August, Osage County more than I did — and I did like it fairly well, considering — because of Tracy Letts.

20/31: The Lego Movie
January 20, 2015 – 9:42 PM | 16 Comments
20/31: <em>The Lego Movie</em>


Bradelor! DUN!: Live-Chat Sleepover!
February 28, 2011 – 6:00 PM | 3 Comments
Bradelor! DUN!: Live-Chat Sleepover!

…In which we braid each other's hair, eat tons and tons of candy, and debate whether Brad has any idea where anyone's rosebud is and/or what to do with it. Chat goes live at 7:45 …

Oscar Pool Postmortem
March 8, 2010 – 2:10 AM | 33 Comments
Oscar Pool Postmortem

I've done worse — but with 50 of the nominees under my belt, I should have done better.
The scorecard is below.
Best Picture: wrong
I really thought they'd try to split the baby between Avatar and The …

November 29, 2009 – 12:24 PM | 29 Comments

Another one for the "I added it to my Netflix queue years ago and have no memory of why" file, I sat down to Colors expecting to have to endure it. For one thing, Sean …

Crazy Diamonds: The Wrestler and Criminal Law
June 11, 2009 – 3:30 PM | 32 Comments
Crazy Diamonds: <I>The Wrestler</I> and <I>Criminal Law</I>

I waited to watch The Wrestler, because I did want to see it right when it came out, but the press surrounding Mickey Rourke's performance quickly grew to a height that dwarfed the film itself …

The Departed
August 23, 2008 – 11:22 AM | 39 Comments
<I>The Departed</I>

It's a very good movie; it's not a great movie. Conventional wisdom is that Scorsese got the Oscar for The Departed that he'd actually earned for GoodFellas (or Raging Bull); I can accept that, and …

Open Eye, Insert Statuette
March 19, 1999 – 10:51 AM | No Comment

Why? Why do I do this to myself? Every year I gnash my teeth at all the Oscars hype, and every year I vow to rent a movie instead of watching the Fashion Disaster Ego …

My Baloney Has A First Name, It's O-S-C-A-R
March 16, 1998 – 12:49 PM | No Comment

I can’t wait until the Academy Awards. More precisely, I can’t wait until the Academy Awards end. If I have to see one more "news" item on who plans to wear what designer’s dress to …