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Mister Critic Awards Predictions and Contest

Posted: 27th February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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The Oscars are here and we’re all excited at Mister Critic. Lots going on. Below are the predictions (in some cases, wild guesses) made by the Mister Critic contributors. We have predictions from yours truly, Mister Critic, his wife Ms. Critic, his 8 year old daughter Little Miss Critic, his 5 year old son Little […]

127 Hours (2010)

Posted: 26th February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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Reviewed by Mister Minator Unless you live under a rock, you probably already know the story of Aron Ralston; a mountain climber/adventure junkie that gets stuck under a boulder and cuts his own arm off. If you had no idea, then I just spoiled the movie and you may be in danger of having a life. […]

The Social Network (2010)

Posted: 26th February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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Reviewed by Mister Critic To me, the Social Network plays as your classic Greek tragic myth, which is why it deserves the nod for Best Picture. The god, Mark Zuckerburg (played by Jesse Eisenberg), is portrayed in the movie as a socially inept computer genius who creates for us lowly human beings the now billion […]

2010 Academy Award Shorts @ Salem Cinema

Posted: 22nd February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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Reviewed by Mister Critic Mister Critic is proud to announce that, for the first time in his life, he has seen all of the Academy Award nominated live action short films and animation shorts before the actual awards show and it was all thanks to Salem Cinema. Given that I have trouble watching all the nominated feature […]

Music Monday: Edith Piaf – Non, Je ne regrette rien

Posted: 21st February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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Academy Awards week here at Mister Critic and to start things off is a great song featured in the movie Inception, which is nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, and Best Original Score. I didn’t realized this the first time I watched the movie, but a friend pointed out a cool […]

Trial by Stone: A Scene from The Dark Crystal

Posted: 19th February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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For me there are certain words that trigger an immediate recall of scenes from movies, television, song lyrics, etc. It is some warped version of free association my mind does throughout the day. For example, whenever I hear the word “trial,” which my alter ego hears on a daily basis given his line of work, […]

Reviewed by Mister Hand “Awesome!” is the word that first came to my mind after watching The Town. Flashback a week or so and you would have heard me say, “Ben Affleck directed a movie? Do I really want to see it?” I’ve been skeptical of Ben Affleck for sometime after watching entirely too many […]

Reviewed by Mister Critic Rarely, if ever, do I feel bad for a king. There are those movies that attempt to tug at my heart strings with the, “Oh, look at the poor royals, with their big castles, and all their money. They must be so lonely and miserable.” Rubbish. You want to talk about miserable? Try going out and shopping at a major retail […]

Reviewed by Mister Critic When I was young, I once tried to read the dictionary all the way through from A to Z. I don’t know why I thought that was a good idea. I made it a couple words into the As before I died from boredom. Had the dictionary been written like David […]

Music Monday: You & I by Ingrid Michaelson

Posted: 14th February 2011 by Mister Critic in Random
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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Today’s song is dedicated to my sweetheart. She is the one who introduced me to both this song and Ingrid. She plays it for our family on the ukulele (correction: the electric uke), and it is one of my favorite songs she plays. She is so supportive of Mister Critic and […]