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MURPHY: ‘Avatar’ depression strikes

Michael Murphy

April 22, 2010

It all started on Jan. 17. I saw a film so great I had to be pried from my seat 10 minutes after the credits started rolling. I didn’t want to believe it ended. I was eventually forced to leave by a Steve Urkel look-a...

List of the Week: Best Picture Nominees

Matthew Reddin

February 4, 2010

This Tuesday, the Academy Award nominees were announced. This year, however, there's an unexpected twist — the list of Best Picture nominees includes 10 films, not the 5 that have been customary for over 60 years. To help you...

VIEWPOINT: ‘Avatar’ racially insensitive

February 2, 2010

Seriously people, “Avatar” is not that sweet. Actually, it left me quite bitter after leaving the theater. Sure, the visual imagery of the film was stunning, the computer animation top notch, but the story, the racial paternalism...