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That Year-End Post I’ve Been Meaning to Write (+ 2018 Awards Eligibility)

  So.  Here we are at the raw, tail end of 2018.  Even California is bleakly cold .  I’ve been laid up in bed with Toddler Flu and, while the Chubs is off at daycare, conquering the world, have been … Continue reading

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Towards a Better Best Costume Oscar

Here come the old, irrelevant Oscars again with all their snubs, lauds, and scandals.  My favorite performance of the year (go Ralph!) wasn’t nominated but pretty much no one’s was.  Like any good critic I get less enthused about the little … Continue reading

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Thing One and Thing Two: Thoughts on modern horror, FX films, and CGI

Horror can be very comforting. At some of the lowest points of my life I have often burrowed my way into a Lovecraft collection or Stephen King novel.  Perhaps it’s the schadenfreude factor (the ability to take comfort in the misery … Continue reading

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