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Oscar Predictions for 2013

Date Posted: February 18, 2013

The Academy Awards Show is this Sunday evening (2/24/13) and movie buffs eagerly anticipate the results. The betting public may have a few wagers going. Here are my picks and predictions for the major awards.

Best Baseball Movies

Date Posted: January 29, 2013

The 2010 hot stove league has begun, so the jury is out to determine which teams are going to rise to the top for the post season. Arguing about the best baseball movies is never limited to a defined season, however.

Best Gay Cinema

Date Posted: January 29, 2013

Hollywood was once heavily closeted. Only in the past two decades have we seen a number of gay/lesbian/transgendered cinema play in regular arthouses.

Criterion Bungles the Future

Date Posted: January 29, 2013

Why did The Criterion Collection yank its fare from Netflix streaming and grant its material to the clearly inferior streaming services of Hulu +? It's a mind boggler that we can only speculate on ... but it's certainly flawed logic.

Iranian Cinema

Date Posted: January 29, 2013

Iran has an especially rich and varied cinema that has recently been highly praised at the international level. Led by Abbas Kiarostami, a number of notable Iranian New Wave artists are contributing greatly to the art form.