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    If I Ran the Oscars

    This may be the year the Oscars get out of their ratings slump. The expanding of the Best Picture category from five to ten was a smart move. Its big enough to include red state crowd pleasers (The Blind Side), fan boy fare (District 9), the biggest movie ever (Avatar), and at least one ballsy […] More

  • 2010 OSCAR NOMINATIONS

    The Oscar telecast will air on ABC on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at 8 pm EST. Best Picture Avatar dir. James Cameron Stars: Sam Worthington Sigourney Weaver Michelle Rodriguez The Hurt Locker 2009 dir. Kathryn Bigelow Starring Jeremy Renner Anthony Mackie Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire dir. Lee Daniels Stars: Gabourey ‘Gabby’ […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #157: Youth In Revolt & Up In The Air

    Simon and Rick take on three more TIFF highlights that didn’t quite slot in anywhere else – John Hillcoat’s long-delayed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortenson; Miguel Arteta’s Youth In Revolt, featuring a sneering, mustachioed, French Michael Cera; and Jason Retiman’s follow-up to Juno, the George Clooney sorta-comedy Up In the Air. […] More

  • 2009 A Year In Film: Top 10 Films from the Sound On Sight team.

    10– A Serious Man (18 Points) Directed by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen Blending dark humor with profoundly personal themes, The Coen Brothers deliver their most intimate film yet. Expanding upon some of the themes they’ve played with in the past, the film deals with everything from man’s search for meaning, the existence of God, […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #157 – The Road, Youth In Revolt & Up In The Air

    Simon and Rick take on three more TIFF highlights that didn’t quite slot in anywhere else – John Hillcoat’s long-delayed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortenson; Miguel Arteta’s Youth In Revolt, featuring a sneering, mustachioed, French Michael Cera; and Jason Retiman’s follow-up to Juno, the George Clooney sorta-comedy Up In the Air. […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #157 – TIFF ’09: The Road, Youth In Revolt & Up In The Air

    Simon and Rick take on three more TIFF highlights that didn’t quite slot in anywhere else – John Hillcoat’s long-delayed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortenson; Miguel Arteta’s Youth In Revolt, featuring a sneering, mustachioed, French Michael Cera; and Jason Retiman’s follow-up to Juno, the George Clooney sorta-comedy Up In the Air. […] More

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    TIFF ’09: Up In The Air

    Up In The Air Directed by Jason Reitman Obscure alt-culture references are nowhere to be found in Jason Reitman`s follow-up to his sharply divisive runaway smash Juno. Instead, Up In the Air turns sharply towards the dramatic, a move that proved mildly disastrous for fellow comedy dynamo Judd Apatow just a few months ago, but […] More

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    TIFF ’09: Up In The Air

    It won’t please the banana phone crowd, but it acts as Reitman`s successful coming of age – not only as a purveyor of comedy, but as a well-rounded filmmaker. Up In The Air Directed by Jason Reitman Obscure alt-culture references are nowhere to be found in Jason Reitman`s follow-up to his sharply divisive runaway smash […] More