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Wolf of Wall Street: Another Mediocre Best Picture Nominee

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, which was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, is a predictable, over-long, repetitious dramedy based on the completely uninteresting life of Jordan Belfort, a semi-educated man...
 
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Nebraska: Devoid of Ideas

It is astonishing that Nebraska received an Oscar nomination as Best Picture. It may go down in history as the worst film ever to receive a Best Picture nomination. The major problem is that the script has no content. No ideas ...
 
 
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Hope Springs: Enjoyable and Important, But Not Great

Television screenwriter Vanessa Taylor, who appears to be barely 30, writes her first movie, “Hope Springs,” and it’s about people her grandparents’ age. Unusual. I can appreciate that. She teams up with...

 
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50/50: Charming but Mediocre

Director Jonathan Levine’s previous film, “The Wackness” (2008), was imperfect but highly ambitious and full of unique, intelligent content. He also showed himself capable of directing one of the greatest scre...