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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...

“Men in Black 3” a fun but forgettable ride

“Men in Black 3” a fun but forgettable ride

Wesley Emblidge

May 26, 2012


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  Going into “Men in Black 3” (or is it MIB³?) I had a question: why does this film exist, especially now? The first film in what I guess is now a trilogy, “Men in Black,” is a fun film from 1997, but not much more. People make it out to be an amazing classic, and although I do enjoy it and I own it...