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Second Chance Oscars: 2005 Best Picture

If you could go back in time, what wrong would you correct? The Academy Awards highlight some of the best films ever made, but they certainly don’t always get it right. Let’s travel back to 2005 and see which Best Picture nominee should have won.

Top 10 Unconventional Weapons in a Fight Scene

Want to see someone smash a coffee pot over someone’s head? Use a ballpoint pen as a knife? Or even learn the dangers of broken fluorescent bulbs? Then get on in here to see some action scenes featuring everyday objects as weapons!

Flickchart Road Trip: Indiana

Welcome to the latest installment of Flickchart Road Trip, in which I’m starting in Los Angeles and “driving” across country, watching one movie from each state and posting about it once a week. The new...

Wait, That Was Based on a Comic Book?

Ever since Batman made an obscene amount of money in 1989, Hollywood has escalated its love affair with comic books and superheroes as source material.  There’s a pre-existing audience, the characters and premises are...

In Search of Best Picture

As the Oscar telecast creeps up on us again, it begs the question: How many times has the Academy really gotten this “Best Picture” thing right, anyway? Think about it. How many controversial decisions...