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In our penultimate episode we gear up for the end of the year and possibly the world by reviewing The Hobbit, Seven Psychopaths, Sleepwalk With Me, Life of Pi and Sightseers. We also talk festive films and things get pretty hyper from the start. DOWNLOAD EPISODE MOVIE REVIEWS The Hobbit

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The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced this morning, which means we are one step closer to the Academy Awards. Be sure to follow our Oscar Columnist, Donovan Warren on twitter @202Chicago for tons of cool coverage. Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty have each been nominated for a

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Despite the production and marketing challenges of supposedly “unfilmable” books, they are all the rage in Hollywood, from the narrative Rubik’s Cube that is Cloud Atlas to the ‘how-do-you-dare-film-this?’ adolescent violence of The Hunger Games.  The trend continues with the visually breathtaking Life of Pi, based on the Yann Martel

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We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered

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You can go to the movies and always be guaranteed to find an action movie, something for the kids, a comedy and a romance. However, there are often some more unusual films that you don’t always hear so much hype about but that can really capture your imagination. There are

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The Twilight Saga is over! The series finale, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, opened to nearly $141.1 million in the States over the weekend. Kristal quite enjoyed it, but I wasn’t impressed. But Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is less divisive when it comes to Oscar since

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Each month I pick movies that are the must-see, cream of the crop. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch. The top four films for the month will be ones that have the a lot of buzz,

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On Friday, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi kicked off the New York Film Festival and received high marks from the critics. The epic scale, lauded visual effects, and story about humanity might tug the heartstrings of Oscar voters, and if there’s a movie out there to grab “the heart vote,”

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Fall is an interesting time at the box office. It’s a mix of summer leftovers and the beginnings of the award season hopefuls. It’s an ecclectic mix where you have family friendly fare alongside depressing dramas vying for Oscars. Even the term “Fall release” needed some clarification. We decided that

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Perhaps the biggest stories of note this week involve the 50th New York Film Festival: Ang Lee’s big-scale adventure Life of Pi will kick things off, while Robert Zemeckis’ drama Flight will close out the fest. Even before these announcements, these films seemed like good bets for Oscar consideration, but

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