LIFE WITHOUT OSCAR: 1991 and 1992

Posted by · 4:48 pm · November 16th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind this series here. 1991 was a banner year for the Academy bucking trends. Of course, “Silence of the Lambs” was the big winner, a first for the horror genre and the first time the winning film was available to own on home video before nominations came out. That it […]

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‘Baraka’ time

Posted by · 12:16 am · April 22nd, 2009

The occasion of Disneynature’s “Earth” release today should be met with screenings of Rob Fricke’s “Baraka” across the globe, for those uneducated and educated on the film alike.  Go out, buy/rent a Blu-ray, find the best 46″-plus screen you can and bask in its warm rays.  I think this exercise preferable to re-watching, say, Luc […]

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