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Stream Guide: Extraction (April 24, 2020)

APRIL 18 – APRIL 24, 2020 EXTRACTION Tyler Rake, a fearless black market mercenary, embarks on the most deadly extraction of his career when he’s enlisted to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. CAST: Chris Hemsworth, Rudraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda, Golshifteh Farahani, Pankaj Tripathi, Priyanshu Painyuli and David Harbour RELEASE DATEApril 24, 2020 DIRECTORSam Hargrave STUDIONetflix STREAMINGNetflix ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE … Read More Stream Guide: Extraction (April 24, 2020)

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Rest In Peace, Michael Parks: (1940-2017)

MICHAEL PARKS April 24, 1940 – May 9, 2017 (age 77) Cause of Death: Unknown Throughout his career, Michael Parks formed relationships with directors that would continue to bring him back throughout their films. Robert Rodriguez had him in From Dusk Til Dawn, Quentin Tarantino had him in Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2, the Grindhouse films (Planet Terror & Death Proof) and Django … Read More Rest In Peace, Michael Parks: (1940-2017)

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Tuesday Releases: Django Unchained

APRIL 16TH, 2013 DJANGO UNCHAINED // Had “Django Unchained” followed the story set in its marketing and, with that, followed a much shorter run-time, Tarantino’s latest film could have been much closer to perfection. Instead, it remains an above-average exploitation film with above-average performances, that just cannot seem to tell its story properly. “Django” starts off impeccably, introducing the main characters, Django (Jamie Foxx) … Read More Tuesday Releases: Django Unchained

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85th Academy Award Winners

Since most of my votes went with “Lincoln”, my final tally was a little off, but I still got 17 categories right, which I choose to believe is rather good for such an unpredictable year. Although I don’t feel “Argo” was the obvious choice for Best Picture, especially without any acting or directing nominations, I refuse to be bitter about it and will simply … Read More 85th Academy Award Winners

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Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Award Predictions

This being one of the most unpredictable years at the Oscars, I can’t say that I am very confident in any of my picks. I am not done with the Oscar Challenge as of yet, but I am far enough along to make my picks. Most years I go with popular consensus, but with this year being up in the air, I decided to … Read More Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Award Predictions

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2013 Oscars Challenge: [28] Django Unchained – Five Nominations

DJANGO UNCHAINED BEST PICTURE Despite Roger Ebert placing this film high on the films to win Best Picture, “Django Unchained” doesn’t have much of a chance. If we think “Argo” is a tough call due to the lack of a Best Directing nomination, “Django” must be placed below that. Meaning it will have defy even more than “Argo” to win. That being said, it … Read More 2013 Oscars Challenge: [28] Django Unchained – Five Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Awards Nominations

2013 Academy Award Nominees Best Picture “Amour” “Argo “Beasts Of The Southern Wild” “Django Unchained” “Les Misérables” “Life Of Pi” “Lincoln” “Silver Linings Playbook” “Zero Dark Thirty” Actor in a Leading Role Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook” Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln” Denzel Washington, “Flight” Hugh Jackman, “Les Misérables” Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master” Actor in a Supporting Role Alan Arkin, “Argo” Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained” Philip … Read More Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Awards Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

2013 Academy Award Nominee Predictions Normally I have these predictions posted a good month before the nominations, but with vacation and a tremendous work schedule, I let it slip until the night before. But here goes nothing: In six hours, the nominations will be presented by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone, from that point on I will have 46 days to successfully watch every … Read More Oscars Watch: 85th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

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Theatrical Releases: Django Unchained & Les Misérables

DJANGO UNCHAINED || Had “Django Unchained” followed the story set in its marketing and, with that, followed a much shorter run-time, Tarantino’s latest film could have been much closer to perfection. Instead, it remains an above-average exploitation film with above-average performances, that just cannot seem to tell its story properly. “Django” starts off impeccably, introducing the main characters, Django (Jamie Foxx) and Dr. Schultz, … Read More Theatrical Releases: Django Unchained & Les Misérables

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Oscars Shortlist: 282 Films Eligible Best Pictures for 85th Academy Awards

Here’s the enormous list of 282 feature films are eligible to be considered for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Act Of Valor Adventures In Zambezia After The Wizard Alex Cross Already Famous The Amazing Spider-Man American Reunion Amour Anna Karenina Any Day Now The Apparition Arbitrage Argo Atlas Shrugged Part II Bachelorette Barbara Barrymore Battleship The Bay Beasts … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 282 Films Eligible Best Pictures for 85th Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 75 Original Songs Shortisted for 85th Academy Awards

From Awards Daily: “During the nominations process, all voting members of the Music Branch will receive a Reminder List of works submitted in the category and a DVD copy of the song clips. Members will be asked to watch the clips and then vote in the order of their preference for not more than five achievements in the category. The five achievements receiving the … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 75 Original Songs Shortisted for 85th Academy Awards