Daily Archives : January 9, 2015

Predicting Winners? Nope – Predicting the Oscar Nominations

[section_title title=First page title] January 15th is right around the corner, which means movie buffs across the country will be waiting in anticipation for the annual announcement of the year’s Oscar nominations. The title of all titles, an Oscar nomination…

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The Light at the End of the High School Tunnel

In high school, I spent much of my four years waiting to reach the light at the end of the tunnel: college. As a white girl from a decently affluent background, that “tunnel” of high school was not nearly as…

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Was ‘The Interview’ the Stupid Funny film of 2014?

Stupid Funny: the best words to describe Sony Pictures most recent release, The Interview.  The film focuses on the plot to “take out” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. From the opening scene, one will be able to tell that nothing…

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TLC Not Backing Down Despite Controversy Surrounding “My Husband’s Not Gay”

Regardless of the intense wave of controversy that has appeared in the last week over its one-hour special “My Husband’s Not Gay”—TLC has no plans to cancel the show. The special is scheduled to air on TLC on January 11….

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The Imitation Game Rises to the Biopic Challenge

If you’ve heard of, but have not yet been able to see The Imitation Game, there’s a very good reason for it. The distributors of the film, the Weinstein Co., are playing a carefully calculated game of their own regarding…

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Despite protests in India, “PK” shines on the cinema screen, charming audiences of all nationalities

If an alien were to find him or herself stranded in the dust-laden roads of India, how would he or she react to the cumin-scented home of Bollywood? Would he or she be entranced by the succulent mango trees that…

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