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Movie Blog: Top 10 Summer Blockbusters Ever

For movie fans, there are two distinct seasons: awards season and summer. Some people consider them the respective high and low points of the year. These people are killjoys.

06/09/2014

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CBS’ Summer 2014 Schedule Promises Drama, Sci-Fi, And Fun

CBS’ primetime schedule this summer gives you the perfect reason to stay in during those hot, humid summer nights.

06/05/2014

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 9: ‘Heli’

Set in rural, modern-day Mexico, Heli is two parts beautiful, one part mundane and eight parts horrific. The film was in the running for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where it shocked viewers and critics alike. New York Times critic Manohla Dargis even scoffed at the Steven Spielberg-led jury for giving director Amat Escalante the Best Director prize for what she referred to as his “staged atrocities.”

04/11/2014

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Movie Blog: Your 2013 Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

This year’s Academy Awards race is a potential cluster, but here are my educated guesses as to what will emerge victorious in a year ripe for Oscar asterisks, along with my own personal preferences.

02/20/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘Lincoln’ Endorses, Demonstrates Patience

Last month, a critic friend of mine tweeted his rapturous initial reaction upon seeing a surprise screening of Lincoln: “Spielberg’s Lincoln is the best film Roberto Rossellini never made. Also one of the best Spielberg did make.”

11/16/2012

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Movie Blog: The Lagoon’s Spring Obsession Series

I’m considerably bummed that I allowed myself to miss the first movie in the Lagoon Cinema’s Obsession Film Series.

03/11/2012

Assuming the trademark Spielbergian gawk position in "Super 8." (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Movie Blog: ‘Super 8′ Lacks The Spielberg Touch

Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery when the “flatteree” is actually executive producing the imitation? That’s the question that kept popping into my head as I watched the Steven Spielberg-produced tribute to early Steven Spielberg movies, “Super 8.”

06/10/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 6/3/10

In the wake of the oil spill in the Gulf, some people might not see a bright outlook around that region.  Are you an optimist or a pessimist? The Niles Files returns as local film […]

06/04/2010

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