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March 21, 2013
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SXSW: The Day of Unexpected Movie Discoveries

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  As the weekend began, more people trickled in to the town of Austin. The energy is picking up as people want to escape winter blues and have a good…

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March 19, 2013
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SXSW: Feeling Welcomed and Confidently Figuring Out Austin

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  It was an early morning for me since I needed to head downtown from my friends place near Anderson Lane via the bus. Most people in Austin are friendly and…

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March 17, 2013
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SXSW: Adjusting to the Vibe of Austin and Seeing Some Films

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Greetings Movie Blog Readers from Austin, Texas!   If any of you have been following the news coming from the Entertainment Industry the last few days, the South By Southwest  Film…

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March 14, 2013
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Let’s Talk: Park Chan-wook’s Stoker is a Psychological Diabolical Delight

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Sometimes the best movies surprise you. I have to admit how underwhelmed the trailer for Stoker made me feel when I saw it late last year. To me, it seemed…

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March 10, 2013
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Non-Partisan Health Care Doc Escape Fire to Make TV Debut

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  With the affordable care act (ACA) looming on everyone’s mind, a little seen health care documentary is about to make its TV debut in a risky formatting strategy where…

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March 4, 2013
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Let’s chat about Jeff Bridges, National Hunger, and ‘A Place at the Table’

— Posted by Kenny Miles

A new documentary A Place at the Table narrated by Jeff Bridges offers viewers a healthy portion and balanced portrayal of food insecurities that plague many hunger Americans.   Directors…

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March 1, 2013
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Kenny Sayz, ARGO is NOT The Best Picture of 2012, Just Most Accessible

— Posted by Kenny Miles

“There are only bad options…its about finding the best one.” -ARGO Well, this is what has become of the Oscar Best Picture race. After much speculation and ups/downs of who…

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February 21, 2013
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Lets Talk: 56 UP is Fascinating Examination of Age Progression, Life Expecations

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Now opening in a very limited release in the United States, the fascinating and insightful documentary 56 Up continues to chronicle the lives of various British people interviewed and profiled…

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February 20, 2013
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WWE Enters Into the Ring of Promoting Feature Films

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  2013 might be the year WWE will take a huge leap from the small to big screen. Paramount Pictures announced on Tuesday that they are partnering with the WWE…

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February 18, 2013
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Director Don Coscarelli Discusses Adapting John Dies at the End

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  John Dies at the End is a graphic novel written by David Wong which was adapted into a movie and, like the book, will gain a cult following among…

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February 16, 2013
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Reviewing the Academy Award Nominated Live Action and Animated Shorts

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Now playing in theaters, the Academy Award Nominated Shorts are gaining recognition from the general public. There attendance and box office revenue have been increasing every year. These categories…

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February 15, 2013
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Kenny Sayz, Melissa McCarthy Is Too Good For Her Movie Choices

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Sometimes a critic should either shut their mouth or find a better way to articulate their criticism and in case there’s any ambiguity I want it to be known…

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February 12, 2013
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Speilberg’s LINCOLN: Coming Soon to a Class Room Near You!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

The historical masterpiece of Lincoln will get its well deserved day in the classroom. Participant Media announced on Monday that Lincoln will be distributed to numerous schools around the country…

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February 11, 2013
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The Out-of-Control Negative Publicity for Zero Dark Thirty Might Cost Sony Oscars

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The most important thing any Hollywood studio can do to promote a movie is to prepare a branding strategy.  The message and the method of which information is delivered…

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February 10, 2013
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Let’s Talk: Side Effects The First GREAT Movie of 2013!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Here we go film blogsphere! We survived some brutal movies the past few weeks, (some so bad we could already have a competitive Razzie awards race for next year),…

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February 5, 2013
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Audience Specific Films Soared in January Box Office

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  There were  some typical duds and a few profitably hits with regard to the movies that released, or expanded, in January.  Since there was a more crowded then usual…

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January 29, 2013
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Where Oscar Contenders Stand After the Weekend Guild Awards

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The 2013 Oscar Race, which can go anywhere and award any movie, came (somewhat) into focus over the weekend. Based on Argo winning the coveted Producers Guild Award and…

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January 28, 2013
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2012 Recap: Another Watershed Year For Documentary Filmmaking

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  **With 2012 behind us, Kenny Miles wanted to recap the year in film. Over the next few days, Kenny will write a series of opinion features focusing on the…

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