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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...

“Lincoln” Review: Unfocused and Overstuffed, But Still Manages to Be Rousing and Entertaining

“Lincoln” Review: Unfocused and Overstuffed, But Still Manages to Be Rousing and Entertaining

Wesley Emblidge

November 15, 2012


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In general, biographies of big historical figures are avoided today, with filmmakers usually choosing to highlight only a specific event in the person’s life. We've seen it recently with films like “My Week With Marilyn,” “Frost/Nixon,” or “A Dangerous Method.” Steven Spielberg ha...

The problem with the Oscars

The problem with the Oscars

Wesley Emblidge

March 5, 2012


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The Academy Awards are often regarded all over the world as the highest honor a filmmaker or actor or anyone in the film industry can be presented with. Every year, roughly 6,000 members The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote on what they believe were the best films, performances, and other ty...