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“Stand Up Guys” Review: Just Shoot Him Already

“Stand Up Guys” Review: Just Shoot Him Already

Wesley Emblidge

January 31, 2013


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It’s really sad to see the careers of those whom you really respect deteriorate so far that you lose every ounce of respect you once had for them. It happens to the best, everyone from actors to directors, probably even costume designers if I paid attention to them. Some people like Steven Spielber...

EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

Wesley Emblidge

January 10, 2013


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Every year, the Academy Award nominations disappoint, upset and anger many moviegoers (myself included) with mostly predictable picks that honor the most Oscar-buzzed movies of the year, rather than the best movies of the year. I’ve ranted about this subject before in more detail, but for now, let’s ta...

“Argo” Solidifies Ben Affleck as a Great Director, but Remains a Lackluster Actor

“Argo” Solidifies Ben Affleck as a Great Director, but Remains a Lackluster Actor

Wesley Emblidge

October 10, 2012


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I've never really liked Ben Affleck as an actor all that much. He's been in very good movies, but his performance was never really a standout. That is, until he turned to directing. His debut "Gone Baby Gone" was a great surprise, and his follow-up "The Town" just reaffirmed him as a really great...