Molly & Tonya & Lady Bird, Oh My: The Women Of 2017

Attention, please, gentlemen: 2017’s Best Actresses are not taking any more of your shit. It wasn’t planned this way. No one could have predicted the seismic events that hit Hollywood in the last quarter of 2017, beginning with Harvey Weinstein and continuing with seemingly everyone else. It’s much too soon for awards hopefuls to incorporate […]

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Swept Away: Brace For November Sweeps

(Throwback Thursday: A version of the following first appeared in INsite Boston in 2006. Forgive the dated references ā€” including the very notion of sweeps overall, which is all but dead thanks to year-round programming and the diminishing importance of live ratings. The overall content here is still relevant! In fact, it’s interesting that many […]

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The Tens: Best Of Film 2010

As a film school graduate, Iā€™m afraid I have an obligation to take entertainment way too seriously. That’s why, when awards season rolls around, I can’t help but partake in the senseless, arbitrary, and totally nerdy critic’s pastime of ranking all the films I saw and compiling a Top Ten List. And since 2011’s award […]

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The Deadbeats: Bad Dads OF 2011

Brad Pitt was named 2011’s Best Actor by the New York Film Critics Circle, which marks a notable shift in the thespian’s career. It’s not that he’s never been given awards love before, because he has. But Brad Pitt used to be a sex symbol ā€” and I guess he still is, in that People […]

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