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Looking foward to this year’s Oscar Dinner

Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees. For example, last year’s highlight was the ice sculpture of severed hands for 127 Hours and Winter’s Bone. We also had Appletinis … Continue reading

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Few big surprises in the Oscar nods

The Oscar nominations are out, and there are few of the head scratching inclusions and omissions that we frequently see.  Of the Best Picture nominations, The Artist, The Descendants, Hugo and Midnight in Paris all made my Best Movies of … Continue reading

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2011 in Movies: the year’s best movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2011: 1)  Incendies, 2) Take Shelter, 3) The Artist, 4) The Descendants, 5) Poetry, 6) Midnight in Paris, 7) Beginners, 8) Source Code, 9) Young Adult, and 10) (tie) The Girl with the … Continue reading

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2011 in Movies: comeback of the year

Woody Allen makes a movie each year, including some good recent ones like Vicky Christina Barcelona and Match Point, but Midnight in Paris is his best movie since 1986′s Hannah and Her Sisters.  Not only is Midnight in Paris a … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: Midnight in Paris

With Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen has made his best movie since 1986’s Hannah and Her Sisters. It’s a funny and wistful exploration of the nostalgia for living in another time and place – all set in the most sumptuously … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Film Distributor

Roger Ebert just tweeted that today is the 20th birthday of Sony Pictures Classics.  I normally don’t weigh in on distributors, but I note that Sony Pictures Classic has already released three of the films on my Best Movies of … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

I went to see The Guard for a second time and it was well worth it.  The Irish dark comedy stars Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle.   Sarah’s Key is an excellent drama starring Kristin Scott Thomas as a journalist … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

My top choice this week is still the Irish dark comedy The Guard, starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle. Sarah’s Key is an excellent drama starring Kristin Scott Thomas as a journalist investigating very personal aspects of a French episode … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

  My top choice this week is still the Irish dark comedy The Guard, starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle.  Sarah’s Key is an excellent drama starring Kristin Scott Thomas as a journalist investigating very personal aspects of a French … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

My top choice choice this week is still the Irish dark comedy The Guard, starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle. There are three movies now in theaters from my list of Best Movies of 2011 – So Far, including Woody … Continue reading

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