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A Decade of Best Picture winners and the ones that almost were!

Posted on 01 April 2010 by ShepRamsey

I know it’s been a few weeks, and I apologize for being out.  I’m sure my one or maybe (possibly?) two regular readers have been dying to hear me gloat over The Hurt Locker’s massive success at the Oscars and Avatar walking away with only three (although the cinematography one still bugs me).  Continue Reading

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Ten Great Best Picture Losers, Pt. 2

Posted on 22 February 2009 by ShepRamsey

Hey friends, Shep here, returning with the top five on my list of truly great films, nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, that lost out on the coveted top prize. Continue Reading

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Best Picture: Why they were (or weren’t) nominated.

Posted on 15 February 2009 by Quaid

The Oscars are exactly one week from tonight. I’m an Oscar fiend. I know about the politics and the cash exchanging hands in one form or another. I understand that the Academy voters just like certain actors and certain directors, but I still get worked up for the Oscars.  And I still love them. Continue Reading

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Most Overrated Film of 2008: Frost/Nixon

Posted on 10 February 2009 by Quaid

I like Ron Howard.  I really do.  Especially when he makes movies like Apollo 13.  There was only one way to nail that movie, and Howard got it.

I enjoyed Ransom and Backdraft, as well.  But when Ron Howard makes movies like The Grinch and The DaVinci Code, that’s when I take issue. Continue Reading

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