Everybody’s Chattin + Question of the week: Favorite directing duos & their film(s)

Hello, hello! How's everybody doing today? I'm still basking in the all the feels I got yesterday from THIS lovely tweet from my gorgeous cinematic sweetheart... Merci beaucoup @FlixChatter ! https://t.co/7qaAo98nbF — Stanley WEBER (@stanleyweber) July 13, 2015 I spent a couple of days working on my tribute post for him but it's so freakin' …

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Music Break: Oscar Isaac’s singing in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Boy, it's been two months since I did a Music Break post, as I missed doing one in December! Well, now it's the last day in January and I've been wanting to highlight this soundtrack for some time, so today is as good a time as any. I've mentioned a few times on this blog …

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First Question of the Year: Which 2013 movie(s) do you appreciate but wouldn’t watch again?

It's been a bitterly c-cc-cold start to the new year here in my neck of the woods! I know I seem to be obsessing over the weather a lot but really, you'd understand when the *high* only reaches -2˚F (that's -18˚ C!) and I'm super excited that Friday is going to hit 20 degrees (woot …

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Five Notable Directing Siblings Working in Hollywood Today

This post idea actually came about a year ago when I first heard the rumor about Jonathan Nolan collaborating with his brother Christopher on the upcoming Superman reboot. Of course that is not the case, but they are indeed writing the script together for The Dark Knight Rises, which will be their fourth screenwriting collaboration …

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Rental Picks: Miller’s Crossing and Road to Perdition

I finally got around to seeing Miller's Crossing this past weekend, but instead of my usual Weekend Roundup, I decided to review another gangster movie that I've been wanting to do for quite a while. Both of these films are set in the Prohibition era of the early 30s, starring two laconic anti-heroes. Interestingly, both …

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Guest Post: 3 Best films of 2010 and 3 worst films from 2010

By Ted Saydalavong (read Ted's profile) So 2010 is coming to an end, hard to believe, movie fans and critics everywhere will have their list of best and worst films. For this post I’ll name my top 3 best films (Note: Different people have different tastes in films so this is MY personally favorite films …

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Everyone’s a Critic: Two Twin-Cities natives review ‘A Serious Man’

Happy Monday, everybody! In this special edition of Everyone's a Critic, I thought it'd be fun to have a couple of my Minnesota friends to offer their (slightly different) views on a movie that happens to be filmed in our neck of the woods. This is the first movie set in Minnesota from the Coen …

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