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22 Feb 2012

2012 Oscar Predictions

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At long last, here are my 2012 Oscar predictions for who will win, as well as my thoughts on who should actually win. If your gut is telling you otherwise or you are outraged that one of your favorite nominees might get shut-out this Sunday, post your thoughts in the comment section below!


Best Picture

Nominees: The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life and War Horse
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06 Dec 2011

Oscar Insight: Busy Bodies Buzz

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Welcome back to another season of Hollywood Briss’s Oscar Insight! It is once again that time of year when Hollywood’s best flicks take a three month trek in search for that glorious golden shower… of awards that is.
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07 Nov 2011

Movies and the Briss: Take Shelter

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This week on Movies and the Briss, I review the indie-flick “Take Shelter,” which won the Critic’s Week Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.

Take Shelter


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04 Oct 2011

Movies and the Briss: 50/50 and Moneyball

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This week, I review the new dramedy “50/50,” starring Joseph Gordon-Lovitt and Seth Rogen, as well as the sports drama “Moneyball,” starring Brad Pitt. Listen to the podcast below.

22 Sep 2011

Hollywood Briss: The Best and Worst of Summer 2011 Movies

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Four years. In that time, an African American was elected president, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber became the most popular people on Facebook and a baby biting his brother’s finger became the most viewed home-video on YouTube. A few other events of lesser and greater importance happened as well; one of which includes myself covering/reviewing well over 100 movies during my time at the University of Nevada, Reno (importance to be determined by you, the reader).

So in my final semester, don’t expect much to change in the form of my ever-so-questionable opinions on film and the Hollywood industry. I still hate the new direction of the Bond franchise, think that 2/3 “Twilight” films are good and believe Quentin Tarantino is a pompous prick whose movies are overrated and pretentious.

With that off my chest, let me welcome you back to Hollywood Briss, with a look at the best and worst that theaters had to offer in the summer of 2011.

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