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January 8, 2014
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The Wolf of Wall Street: Dividing Audiences While Defining America’s Immoral Economic Moment

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The best movies illicit a divisive reaction from both audiences and critics. This has been accurate in film history regarding the best of them from Psycho to Clockwork Orange…

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December 20, 2013
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Anchorman 2’s Cross-Promotional Campaign is a Movie Industry Game Changer

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Finally, after months of anticipation and media saturation, Anchorman 2 arrives in theaters. And it had quite the advertising cross-promotional blitz a movie has rarely seen. Product placements for…

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December 19, 2013
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15 Documentaries Make the Cut for Oscar Consideration

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 15 documentary features in contention for the Best Documentary Oscar. The movies were selected from a huge category of…

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December 5, 2013
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Should Hollywood Give Up on Releasing Male-Dominated Movies for Thanksgiving?

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  It was a record breaking movie at the box office over Thanksgiving weekend. Two movies stood out: both Hunger Games Catching Fire and Frozen were female focused features (though…

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December 2, 2013
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Media Conglomerate Stars Align to Anoint Sandra Bullock 2013’s EW Entertainer of the Year.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

SHOCK: Time Warner owned Entertainment Weekly names Sandra Bullock star of Time Warner owned Warner Brothers movie Gravity Entertainer of the Year!   Now I know many avid moviegoers may…

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November 25, 2013
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June Squibb in Nebraska: The Funniest Woman in ANY Movie This Year

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Comedic actresses usually have a challenging time rising above their male counterparts especially in such a male dominated industry. In mainstream comedies they typically use their bodies to seduce…

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November 20, 2013
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Why the Black Box Office Continues to Shock White Pundits and Scorn Snobby Critics?

— Posted by Kenny Miles

My regularly scheduled coverage of the competitive awards season is interrupted because the Entertainment Industry is dumbfounded that black people go to the movies. To the shock of the industry,…

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November 6, 2013
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Consider This Sh*t: James Franco Awards Buzz for Spring Breakers!?!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  A24 has brilliantly mastered an Oscar campaign for his very award worthy turn in Spring Breakers. The divisive movie had a mixed reaction from audiences and critics alike but…

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October 23, 2013
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Director Jim Mickle Reflects “We Are What We Are” to Audiences

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The new horror indie release We Are What We Are is rolling into theaters this month and is the perfect film alternative to the hyped up, manufactured scares of…

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October 22, 2013
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Reflective and Energetic Music Doc Muscle Shoals Worth Catching

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Fans of music history will find a lot to love about the new documentary Muscle Shoals. If you like famous musicians interviewed one after another, this is for you. However, what…

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October 7, 2013
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Crowd Pleasing Gravity Orbiting Oscar Contention

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Oscar pundits have been speculating about the awards chances of many movies they have seen at elite film festival circuit. However, I would like to remind them and many…

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October 5, 2013
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What Don Jon Says About Our Culture, Porn Addiction, and True Intimacy

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  “You have to lose yourself in another person. It’s a two way thing.” -Julianne Moore, Don Jon   Sex sells. And a lot of the sex went into the…

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September 30, 2013
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Brie Larson Deserves Awards Consideration for Short Term 12

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Every few years, an actress delivers an impressive breakout indie performance that demands serious attention. Not since  Jennifer Lawrence in Winters Bones has a young actress earned worthy incredible…

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September 29, 2013
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Money For Nothing: A Much Needed Examination of The Federal Reserve

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  It was only a matter of time before a documentary was made about the Federal Reserve. Their policies have come under scrutiny for their involvement in the global financial…

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September 26, 2013
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Summer 2013 Recap: Mainstream Brands, Sequels Surged as Original Content Disappointed

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The Summer Movie Season of 2013 officially ended on Labor Day weekend and there was great news for making money, but mixed results for overall quality. Since Iron Man…

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September 6, 2013
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Lets Talk Drinking Buddies: Mumblecore’s Response to the Rom Com

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Romantic comedies have a strict, generic formula they usually adhere. Boy and girl meet. There is a spark between them. Something keeps them apart. An event occurs leading toward…

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August 30, 2013
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Let’s Talk: Aint Them Bodies Saints One Boring Indie

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of 1970’s Texas Hill Country, AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS is a romantic American story that follows three characters on various sides of the law –…

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August 28, 2013
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Let’s Talk In A World: Lake Bell is a New, Refreshing Female Comedic Voice

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Some of the most familiar voices in Hollywood are unrecognizable to the eyes. Voice over actors especially in TV ads and movie trailers are familiar to society bombarded by advertising….

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