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place your bets: oscar picks of 2011

I desperately wanted to do a special Oscar prediction video for you guys but believe it or not, it takes me longer to record and edit a video than it does for me to write what I was going to

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the inevitable oscar nod snub(s)

The Oscar nominations are in. (How cliché is that phrase today?) And closely followed is the “snubbed” list. Surely you can find the nomination list anywhere, and they probably have their own list of snubs and in a day or

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originality: an original origin story about an original originator

With a title like that, I really set myself up, didn’t I? Well I will spoil the ending now: there’s nothing new under the sun. Yet one can argue that there are no original stories left to tell, which might

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can m. night shyamalan redeem himself?

I’m writing this while still being caught up with Inception and its crucial last scene ending. I want to call it a “twist-ending” but I think it’d be more correct to call it an ambiguous ending, since so many people

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inception: film review

There was some hype built around this movie months before it was released. Very few people knew about it, and the few that did, had no real clue as to what it was about. And that’s exactly how Christopher Nolan

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  • 173. NOPE review (featuring megasheen podcast's viktor & nick) August 4, 2022
    Sterling, Kortney, Viktor, and Nick are looking up at Jordan Peele's latest film, NOPE, and begin to ask and answer questions they have about the film... as well as if it's actually any good. Follow and subscribe to Megasheen wherever pods are found or by clicking here.
  • 172. joust! (JWST) July 22, 2022
    Sterling and Kortney nerd out about the James Webb Space Telescope which has been affectionally dubbed "Joust" after Sterling gives an update about his new job and things he got during Amazon Prime Day. Regular segments return such as Word Watch, Sheboygan News, BHF and a little bit of Spookums with the obvious SPACE news. And yeah, we are now on A […]
  • 171. blacklisted July 7, 2022
    After an unintended break, Sterling returns after a long and life-changing week (some of which has been detailed on patreon.com/indoob)... Including seeing Hamilton! Due to criticisms about the musical and its historical accuracy, Kortney and Sterling stand in defense of it as a modern work of art. But not to bury the lead, Sterling leaves his old job, detai […]