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Archive for March 2011


The Fighter.  Both Christian Bale and Melissa Leo won Oscars for their supporting roles. Although it isn't exactly clear who they're supporting, it doesn't seem to be Mark Wahlberg.


Winter's Bone.  Hillbilly noir or one of last year's better films?


The Kid's Are All Right.  Who are these people?  Is this just your standard issue Hollywood love triangle tricked out in lesbian drag to make it seem "new and edgy," or is it actually some kind of science fiction film that takes place in an alternate universe populated by annoying, self-centered people who actually say things like "all right" and "groovy"?


127 Hours.  Immovable object meets very resistible force.  Sometimes a dull penknife is the only answer to life's problems.

Thanks for listening!  We'll be back in two weeks.


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For your listening pleasure, a special episode we hesitate to call "a bonus."  But really, how bad can this year's Academy Awards show be?  The 83rd time's a charm, right?  If you missed the live telecast (or just happen to be a masochist), listen and decide for yourself.  Hey, our version has this going for it--it's less than a third of the original running time.


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