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Jul 18 2018

Thoughts I Had...Rewatching "The Dark Knight"

by Nathaniel R

Why so serious?Yes,you're 10 years older on this anniversary ofThe Dark Knight's release and probably watching the world burn with significantly less glee than The Joker would but still.Lighten up!At least we have the movies!I was commissioned to writea piece aboutThe Dark Knight's Oscar history elsewherebut I jotted down more film-centric notes during a recent rewatch and will now share them here.

This a chronological skip through the movie.It made such a cultural impact you surely remember its release and maybe even the circumstances in which you saw it.If so,do share in the comments.Ready?Let's press play...

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Jan 11 2018

Directors Guild Nominations - Greta & Jordan, Yay!

by Nathaniel R

This year's 70th annual DGA Awards will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 3rd a month before the Oscars.亚博主页The winner for Directing in Theatrical Features usually goes on to win the Oscar though historically there's about one exception a decade (Ben Affleck forArgo,Rob Marshall forChicago,Ron Howard forApollo 13,etcetera-- basically don't have the "oh"sound in your movie title!-- did not repeat their wins at the Oscars and some of them weren't even nominated for the Academy Award).亚博主页

This year's lucky five nominees -- statistically you can expect four of them to pop up again with Oscar -- are:


  • Guillermo del Toro,The Shape of Water
  • Greta Gerwig,Lady Bird
  • Martin McDonagh,Three Billboards...
  • Christopher Nolan,Dunkirk
  • Jordan Peele,Get Out

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Dec 15 2017

Chicago Loves Lady Bird.AAFCA Loves Get Out

The Chicago Film Critics Association was established in 1988.Last year they broke big for the three arguable top dogs with Oscar so their tastes,shall we say,align.This year there were only two clear favorites wereLady Bird(4 prizes) andCall Me By Your Name(3 prizes) with a surprise Director win for Christopher Nolan andDunkirk.

Chicago's winners and the African American Film Critics Association prizes are after the jump...

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Aug 17 2017

The Tweets Are All Right

90s movie reference humor for the win

After the jump Barbra Stanwyck,Christopher Nolan's "perfection,"Evita's MPAA rating,two Indiana Jones references and more ...

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Jul 29 2017

Podcast: Dunkirk and Spider-Man Homecoming

In this episodeNathaniel,JoeandNicktalk about the latest superhero movie (Spider-Man Homecoming) and the latest heroic movie without super powers (Dunkirk).Plus Nick has very exciting upcoming Film Comment issue news.

Index (42 minutes)
00:01 Nick talked to Jane Campion,omg!
03:15Spider-Man Homecoming,Tom Holland,Marisa Tomei,and a brief sidebar toAvengers: Age of Ultron
13:33Dunkirk,ChristopherNolan's recurring obsessions,and brief tangents toDetroitandThe Beguiled

You can listen to the podcast here at the bottom of the post ordownload from iTunes.Continue the conversations in the comments,won't you?

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