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EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations

By Wesley Emblidge

January 10, 2013

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...

“Life of Pi” Review: Ang Lee’s Massive Technical Achievement

“Life of Pi” Review: Ang Lee’s Massive Technical Achievement

By Wesley Emblidge

November 21, 2012

There are a number of films coming out this year based on books that many considered unadaptable. “On the Road,” one of the less ambitious of the adaptations, failed to translate into film. “Cloud Atlas”, difficult due to the massive scope of the novel, looks incredible and is one of my m...

35th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival Starts Today

35th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival Starts Today

October 4, 2012

Today, October 4, is the first day of the local Mill Valley Film Festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a wide range of high profile films and guests. With 11 days of films, over 40,000 tickets sold and more than 200 films shown each October, the MVFF is certainly the biggest event of the month....