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First Thoughts on 2023 Oscar Nominations

The 2023 Academy Award nominations came out today, and the first wave of published responses will be who got an unexpected nomination, and who got “snubbed,” a ridiculous phrase for an imprecise idea. My thoughts, however, turn to who got … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and A Night to Remember (1958)

All Quiet on the Western Front  All Quiet on the Western Front was a Best Picture Oscar winner (and Best Director winner for Lewis Milestone as well) way back in 1930. The version I saw was a restoration with sound … Continue reading

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The People v. O.J. Simpson

Sometimes current television is not just better, but so much better, than films playing in the theater. A case in point: “The People v. O.J. Simpson: An American Crime Story,” playing on, of all places, FX. Like the original case … Continue reading

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