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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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  • 153. matrix makeover September 15, 2021
    Sterling and Kortney start out with a spat about fungi before revelling in the return of The Matrix. Later, someone is finally going to deal with the growing space junk problem Earth is having which bothers the hosts more than they realized. Sterling possibly encounters a ghost, maybe? Also bothersome are the hosts of a reality show on Netflix, but there are […]
  • 152. does candyman have candy? September 3, 2021
    Sterling reflects on Kanye West's new album Donda, director Nia DaCosta makes it in the record books, Kortney builds a pergola, Sheboygan makes the top 3, and Seinfeld is coming... 
  • 151. a whole wife August 19, 2021
    After a much-needed hiatus, Sterling and Kortney return with a very very special guest: Sterling's brand new wife Ashley! They give a brief recap of behind-the-scenes at the wedding and honeymoon adventures in Cape Cod. They struggle with the ice breaker question, move on to a story about Samuel L. Jackson, visit some singing pipes, and play an extended […]