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What I’m Watching – December 2013

This list only includes films I watched for the first time this month. My most recent viewing is the top entry.

Prince Avalanche (Dir: David Gordon Green, 2013) ****

Cutie And The Boxer (Dir: Zachary Heinzerling, 2013) ****

Saving Mr. Banks (Dir: John Lee Hancock, 2013) *****

Frozen (Dir: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, 2013) ***

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (Dir: Peter Jackson, 2013) ***

The Act Of Killing (Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) *****

Mud (Dir: Jeff Nichols, 2013) ****

Jiro Dreams Of Sushi (Dir: David Gelb, 2011) ****

We Steal Secrets: The Story Of WikiLeaks (Dir: Alex Gibney, 2013) ****

Hummingbird (Dir: Steven Knight, 2013) **

White Christmas (Dir: Michael Curtiz, 1954) ****

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Denver Film Critics Society Award Winners

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Denver, Denver, Denver. How you bore me. But at this point in the game surprises don’t hold much weight, with this all but confirming those we expect to see in tomorrow’s Oscar nominations.

However, it’s a tad unfair to say this list of winners bores me when it actually makes me more excited about Argo’s chances come February.

Check out Denver’s picks below: Continue reading

2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Winners

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Silver Linings Playbook led the nominations here and Detroit held true to their promise, awarding the film Best Picture, Director, Actress, Supporting Actor and Screenplay. Bravo, David O. Russell.

Day-Lewis and Hathaway keep their winning streaks up, Lincoln beats SLP’s crew to Best Ensemble, Sushi trumps Sugar and Zoe Kazan takes Breakthrough Performance in a very crowded field.

Check out the full list of winners below: Continue reading

Cinema Eye Honors Award Nominations

Hot on the heels of the International Documentary Association, the Cinema Eye Honors have released their nominees, with The Imposter and Searching For Sugar Man leading the way in what is certain to be a very busy Oscar run-up for them both.

Check out the full list of nominations below: Continue reading