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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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Concerning ‘The Hobbit’

Perhaps because I spent the weeks leading up to the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies reading every negative review I could find, when I went to see the film the other night I was pleasantly surprised. … Continue reading

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