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Interview: Bob Batchelor, Author of “Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel”

Cultural historian and biographer Bob Batchelor has written or edited over 24 books on popular culture and American literature, including subjects like John Updike, The Great Gatsby, and Mad Men. This Oxford, Ohio, native also teaches at Miami University and recent discussed Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel, … Continue reading

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The Blame Continues

Continues from the previous Blame Blame is a tough action to receive. It’s also an important emotion to experience. Defined as “an act of attributing fault” and “to hold responsible,” this accusing action (often a scoff) can leave us feeling … Continue reading

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Sad Oscar Moment

At the moment Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars, I knew what I was watching on television was not “staged.” We’re all fallible and it’s not my place to judge others’ behavior. Smith could have been removed right … Continue reading

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Oscar Winners

Dune got six wins while CODA won Best Picture and Original Screenplay.  Regina Hall, Amy Schumer, and Wanda Sykes hosted an eventful Oscars (controversy and all). Smith could have been removed right after that incident…and that could have went runner-up … Continue reading

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My Oscar Picks / Contest

It’s almost Oscar time! The 94th Oscars® will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and many other locations. The ceremony will be televised live on ABC at 8 … Continue reading

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Samuel L. Jackson Was An Extraordinary Icon Far Before the Upcoming Honorary Oscar

Last year it was announced that Samuel L. Jackson would receive an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at this year’s Governors Awards ceremony on March 25 along with Elaine May and Liv Ullmann. All … Continue reading

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My Oscar Nomination Pick Results

The nominations are in! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscar nominations are for qualifying 2021 films beginning in March. Last year’s nominations included 2020 films as well as films from January and February 2021. The Power of … Continue reading

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My Oscar Nomination Picks

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscar nominations are for qualifying 2021 films beginning in March. Last year’s nominations included 2020 films as well as films from January and February 2021. With such an even, well varied field, … Continue reading

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Holiday Media Gift Guide 2021

Swing for the fences! The 2021 World Series is the official 2021 World Series Film from Major League Baseball. Narrated by Braves fan and multiple Grammy Award®-winner Ludacris, the pulse-pounding film will be available everywhere on a two-disc Blu-ray+DVD combo pack … Continue reading

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Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers

Get your tickets soon for Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers, which will be showing in theaters through Fathom Events from December 1 – 10. Special thanks to Michael Conrad from 130 Agency at for the following full press release: … Continue reading

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