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Who Are the 2017 Oscar Nominees?

The 2017 crop of Oscar films reflects much of what 2016 was as a whole – a beautiful slew of misery and tear-inducing situations that will make you feel stronger for having survived them. Truthfully, if you can make it through all of these films without shedding a tear, then you probably are waiting for your emotion software to […]

Black Swan: A Sharp Wing to the Face

Black Swan in a Sentence: Extremely visceral and disorienting, like if a tearful Snow White sliced her own forearms with tin can tops while the Seven Dwarfs watched and whistled  “Heigh Ho.” Why I Almost Grew Black Wings: The pacing is highly innovative. Darren Aronofsky masterfully uses the first hour to screw with your senses, […]