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    Then you must figure that out or not use an iPad!

    Then you must figure that out or not use an iPad!
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    Don't know why you couldn't get onto my KING...

    Don't know why you couldn't get onto my KING RICHARD thread. It's here
    http://www.filmleaf.net/showthread.php?5083-KING-RICHARD-(Reinaldo-Marcus-Greene-2021)&highlight=king+richard
    It's not closed...
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    I confirm that.

    I confirm that.
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    RIDLEY SCOTT'S THE LAST DUEL (2021). Well,...

    RIDLEY SCOTT'S THE LAST DUEL (2021).

    Well, much of the dialogue seems to me in principle tone deaf; I can't help remembering that in the late 14th century when this true story occurs, apart from...
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    Yes! The French have a higher percentage of...

    Yes! The French have a higher percentage of cinephiles than anywhere else in the world. Though small, their film industry is top quality and its products sometimes are more accessible to us than...
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    JOAQUIN PHOENIX AS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - RIDLEY SCOTT FILM

    Ridley's profile (like Napoleon's?) is imperfect but impressive indeed. I didn't see his...
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    I think King Richard is a great story, well...

    I think King Richard is a great story, well "served."

    I'm not into the comic book stories from one to the other so the plot details of The Batman didn't matter to me much, but you are probably...
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    King Richard is a movie about parenting. Selena &...

    King Richard is a movie about parenting. Selena & Venus are very present in the movie and so is their mother. It's about the dad but without the girls there would be no story. And all three...
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    Well, I hope you get to see some of these worthy...

    Well, I hope you get to see some of these worthy candidates for awards, including the best international feature nominees.

    Before you wonder at Will's win over Denzel, see those films. Denzel is...
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    I repeat, I don't like Chris Rock or his jokes,...

    I repeat, I don't like Chris Rock or his jokes, which seem to me unfunny. An emcee of the Oscars I loved was Steve Martin. He was witty. That is rare.Offending someone's wife in front of him is...
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    Here is the full list of winners: ...

    Here is the full list of winners:


    [SIZE=5]Note that:
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    The Chris Rock/Will Smith incident was broadcast...

    The Chris Rock/Will Smith incident was broadcast on Australian TV with no muting. It was not playacting. And he said "out of your f...ing mouth." Twice. Louder the second time. And it was a...
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    Hey Johann. I'm glad Dune got best...

    Hey Johann. I'm glad Dune got best cinematography. Its images are really beautiful. The same dp, Greig Fraser, also did The Batman. Had not heard of him before this. I noted this in my review...
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    Two Oscar notes on Oscar awards day The...

    Two Oscar notes on Oscar awards day

    The NYTimes today has another article, credited to two people, about how movies aren't movies anymore because they're not primarily shown in movie theaters. ...
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    A llisting from Entertainment...

    A llisting from Entertainment two days ago:


    Contrast this with the critical ratings, as reflected in the Metacritic scores:


    I can see how DRIVE MY CAR could be a critics' darling but low in...
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    They found palliative awards, best British for...

    They found palliative awards, best British for Belfast, best non in Englilsh, Drive My Car, Best Screenplay, Liconrice Pizza, but Dune gets fobbed off with just "Special Visual Effects." Not what...
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    Jane Campion has survived her gaffes, it appears, and people are not deserting The Power of the Dog, which has won Best Picture at BAFTA and CCA. ...
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    Obviously I needed to watch Flee with three...

    Obviously I needed to watch Flee with three best-film nominations in three different categories, foreign, documentarey, and animated, and I did watch it and you'll find my review here. I had some...
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    OSCARS 2022 Nominations and Winners

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    The 2022 Oscar Nominations

    Announced today, Feb. 8, 2022. The 94th Oscars will be announced March 27, 2022.

    BEST PICTURE

    BEST DIRECTOR
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