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TV Review: ‘Catch-22’ mines hope and cynicism in dark comedy

(l-r): Christopher Abbott as Yossarian and Pico Alexander as Clevinger in Hulu’s Catch-22. (Photo by: Philippe Antonello/ Hulu) The absurdity of war has been explored in countless ways by Hollywood, from the dark comedy of M*A*S*H to the insanity of Apocalypse Now to the violence of The Deer Hunter to the psychosis of Full Metal Jacket to the satire of …

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2016 INOCA Nominations: Carol and Mad Max Lead with 12 Each

  Tons of love went to Carol, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Assassin today at the 8th International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA). Carol and Mad Max: Fury Road lead with a whopping 12 nominations apiece including Best Picture and Best Director with Carol snagging two Best Actress mentions for its leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The INOCAs are comprised of voters from …

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2015 Film Independent Spirit Award Nomination Predictions

  Yep, we’re here. The kick-off to awards season really starts next week with the announcement of the 31st Film Independent Spirit Award nominations on Tuesday, November 24th. For all of the grief given to the Broadcast Film Critics Association and their Critics Choice Movie Awards for feeling like Oscar’s bastard son, over the last few years the Independent Spirit …

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Trailer for ‘James White,’ starring EGOT-contender Cynthia Nixon

  Every year of awards season we always comb through who is potentially up for rounding out their EGOT wins (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) and this year Cynthia Nixon could find her ‘O’ with the film James White. A Locarno and Toronto International Film Festival entry this year and Sundance winner, the film tells the story of drug and alcohol …

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