The nominees for the cinematic super bowl, the 2012 Academy Awards, were announced yesterday, and as always there were a few of the year's best pictures and performances that were left warming the bench by the all-powerful Academy. Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the game with 11 nods, beating out th ... More >>
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Tuckered out form the tryptophan-induced turkey coma? Blacked out from the Black Friday shop-a-palooza? Adventure and escape awaits at the cinema. It's a family friendly weekend at the theater for Thanksgiving weekend so round up the kiddos and the rest of your clan, because here's what's new at the ... More >>
Issue flick comes across as a PSA for film preservation.
Don't question the man who orders cranberry juice at the bar.Planning on channel surfing and slurping leftover spaghetti in your pajamas tonight? Yeah, that sounds like a lame idea, especially when the popular film site GordonandtheWhale.com is teaming up with Molly Maguire's (5815 Live Oak ... More >>
Lest there still remained any doubt about the cool factor backing up Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights and, specifically, it's icy-cool, blues jam freak-out "Devil's Basement," some pretty solid arbiters of cool--among them HBO, Martin Scorsese and, uh, Al Capone--have given the band and song ... More >>
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