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Film Review: ‘All the Marbles’ Looking for an Oscar

All the Marbles

'All the Marbles' is in the running to be nominated in the Academy Awards short film category. This film that has so much going for it, it’s a shame there are not a full slate of Academy Awards for short films. It would be in contention for all of them. The writing is perfect and delivers a surprise twist at the end. The acting is charming and just over-the-top enough for the fantasy genre. The technical work is superb on many levels.

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Blu-Ray Review: ‘Jabberwocky’ Takes on the Establishment

Jabberwocky

The Criterion Collection will release a special edition of Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky next week. The film, based on the poem by Lewis Carroll, takes us on a satirical adventure with medieval every-man Dennis Cooper, played by Michael Palin. Cooper is mistaken for a knight and finds himself defending the kingdom against a dragon – the Jabberwock – bent on destroying whatever lays in its path.

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