Cinema Mishmash

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The Oscar Rush is On

February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

I didn’t make it to the cineplex very often in 2009. Of the 43 films nominated for Academy Awards this year (see previous post), I have seen 16. What follows is my impossible plan of attack over the next 33 days. (If Netflix would buy more than 10 copies of new Blu-ray discs, perhaps those [...]

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ABA Journal’s 25 Best Law Movies

July 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The cover story of the August issue of the ABA Journal, published by the American Bar Association, is entitled “The 25 Greatest Legal Movies.” The ABA is the largest voluntary professional organization in the world. Yet for those non-members who wish to receive their cinematic Juris Doctor, fear not! The editors have created a [...]

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The Best of 2006

February 10th, 2007 · No Comments

I have confessed that I love lists, but this one is particularly troubling to me. Although any year’s list of Oscar nominations will be far removed from my choices for the year’s top films, by the date of the Oscar broadcast I can usually claim to have seen most, if not all, of the nominated [...]

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