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If Renard Voted for the 91st Academy Awards (2018)

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Potential spoilers below The 91st Academy Awards take place this Sunday. Betting contests on who will win and debates on who should win rage until the moment each category’s presenter reads the card from the sealed envelope. I just stick by my personal picks (strictly from the final list of nominees), accept the presumed …

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Renard’s Top 10 Scenes of 2018 in Cinema

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Definite spoilers below One of my favorite film sites, the B+ Movie Blog, has an annual tradition I greatly appreciate: On the Saturday before the annual Academy Awards, he publishes articles on his five favorite moments from each Best Picture nominee (see here). I love that tradition because he cuts through all the awards …

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Renard’s Top 10 Underrated Films of 2018

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Potential spoilers below It is never the films themselves, but rather the perception of them that is overrated or underrated. Once more, a brief glance at the opposite end of the spectrum: Renard’s 10 Most Overrated Films of 2018: Aquaman (dir. James Wan) Avengers: Infinity War (dir. Anthony Russo & Joe Russo) (review here) …

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Renard’s Top 10 Films of 2018

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Potential spoilers below First, I would like to get these out of the way: Renard’s Bottom 10 Films of 2018: 1.) Slender Man (dir. Sylvain White) 2.) Blockers (dir. Kay Cannon) 3.) Life of the Party (dir. Ben Falcone) 4.) Holmes & Watson (dir. Etan Cohen) 5.) The Happytime Murders (dir. Brian Henson) 6.) …

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Renard’s Top 10 Scenes of 2017 in Cinema

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Definite spoilers below One of my go-to film websites is the B+ Movie Blog, and he has an annual tradition I greatly appreciate: On the Saturday before the annual Academy Awards, he writes articles on his five favorite moments in each Best Picture nominee. I love that tradition because it cuts through all the awards …

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Renard’s Top 10 Films of 2017

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— by Renard N. Bansale — Potential spoilers below Another year in cinema, another belated top ten films list. Again, my apologies to all those who prefer top ten lists published within a week or two on either side of New Year’s Day. Cinema in 2017, in response to the chaos of the year before, seemed exhausted and bleak. The ideological …