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The Oscars 2004: How the Best Actor didn’t win

Sean Penn (Mystic River)

Throughout the first half of February, the Sound On Sight staff will take a look at the Academy Awards. (Warning: plot spoiler alert!) The 76th Academy Awards ceremony was a memorable year. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King swept the board with its 11 awards, Sofia Coppola was ...

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Sound On Sight Radio Rewind – Episode #88 – My Bloody Valentine

Today is Valentines Day so I decided to publish this show once again. Horror historians can easily trace the origin of the slasher film back to Halloween, Black Christmas, and even Psycho. However, until recently, few but genre enthusiasts would point to the role early ‘copycat’ films had in keeping ...

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Throwback: Clint Eastwood


There are two timely justifications for revisiting the career of Clint Eastwood at this particular moment. The most obvious is the premiere of Eastwood’s latest directorial effort, Hereafter, at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month. The other is his appearance on the Beloit College Mindset List for the ...

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Top Ten Clint Eastwood Directorial Achievements (part 2)

5. Flags Of Our Fathers (2006) Perhaps it was all his time spent as the loner, but no working director today understands the individual quite like Clint. He is intelligent in drawing out a character, highlighting their aims, irks, passion and regrets.  Even more, is his ability as an American ...

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Naked Lunch Radio #20 B – Dennis Lehane special

– listen now Download the show in a new window Reviews of Jumper, Gone Baby Gone, Mystic River

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