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#OscarsSoWhite Scorecard

This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.

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Movie Looks: Taal

Taal (1999) is a bad movie. I remember seeing this movie when it was in theaters and thinking, “this is terrible.” I was 12.

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Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: Carolina

You ever watch a movie that, as you’re watching it, you think, “this is garbage, why am I doing this to myself?” and then it ends and you feel compelled to watch it over and over again. Welcome to my life when I discovered Carolina on WE in the early 2000s.

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Movie Looks: Practical Magic

A few years ago, a friend and I walked to several video stores in the West Village looking for a copy of Practical Magic. The first video attendant actually tried to look for a DVD for us. At the second store, they laughed in our faces. Another store had no idea what we were even […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road And The Great Feminism Debate

After all the hoopla, debate, and thinkpieces, I finally saw Mad Max: Fury Road last night and it did not disappoint. The movie was a masterpiece of the senses and totally overwhelmed me with how engaging it was on all fronts. By about 15 minutes in, I was at the edge of my seat whispering, “this […]

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Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

It is a peak time to be a Marvel fan right now. Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming close to finally opening. Agent Carter was an awesome miniseries, and Daredevil is blowing up social media. I figured I would countdown all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe properties, including both the television and movie properties. However, this list only includes […]

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Fifty Shades of Garbage: Why You Should Skip this Cinematic Abomination

Just when I thought I’d never have to hear about this trainwreck of a book again, they’ve apparently made a trainwreck of a movie out of it, and it’s coming out on Valentine’s Day. How… romantic? Anyway, you shouldn’t watch this movie, and you should encourage everyone you know not to watch it either. Here’s […]

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Emma Watson as Belle in Beauty and the Beast Remake: A Win for Feminism

In case you’re wondering why #BeautyAndTheBeast is trending outta nowhere, it’s because Emma Watson announced on Monday that she’s signed on to portray the beloved character of Belle in a live-action version of Disney’s 1991 animated landmark, Beauty and the Beast.

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Movies I’m Obsessed With: Attack the Block

Have you ever watched a movie and immediately knew that this would forever be one of your favorites, that you were watching something that would always be special?

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Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Blanche Fury”

What happens when a woman determined to make a life of her own meets a man who is willing to take back what is his by any means necessary, even if it means murder? The British film Blanche Fury, made in 1948, features such a plot, and the results are deadly for all characters involved. […]

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Oscar Nomination Shocks and Surprises (and Twitter’s Reaction)

Nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced Thursday morning and, as always, there are a few snubs and shockers. Just a few hours after the nominations, attention was already being called to the extreme whiteness of this year’s list of nominees.

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Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: A Knight’s Tale

Earlier this week, Hillary reviewed Galavant which reminded me how great A Knight’s Tale was. So in all it’s early 2000s glory, I revisit this magnificent celebration of b-list supporting character actors and anachronistic music scores.

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Movies to Look Forward to in 2015

Looking back over the past 12 months, I think many of us can agree that 2014 was a pretty decent year for movies. But what does 2015 have in store for us? Lots of sequels, family flicks, and movies based on comic books and fairy tales. Here are several 2015 movies to look forward to, […]

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Movie Looks: Troop Beverly Hills

Troop Beverly Hills in on Netflix Instant which means I can relive that Girl Scout trip where we watched it on repeat between Long Island and Washington, D.C.

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The Totally Random List of Favorite Christmas Movies

The best part of Christmas for me? The tradition of snuggling down with some coffee and watching Christmas movies all day; sometimes with friends, sometimes by myself.