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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 147 – Oscar Season 2016… Oscar Bait or Not?

Craig Hamilton and Ben Flanagan check in with the 2016 Oscar race and talk about which buzzed-about titles qualify as “Oscar bait”. Share your thoughts with us on the Film Nerds Facebook page! Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review Film Nerds Unlimited on iTunes. Feel free to listen in your browser with the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 144 – Oscar Seasoning 2016 Kickoff!

Craig Hamilton and Ben Flanagan kick off the awards season with a discussion of the early Oscar buzz for films like Loving, La La Land, Arrival, Birth of a Nation, and many others! Share your thoughts with us on the Film Nerds Facebook page! Please be sure to subscribe to, rate, and review Film Nerds Unlimited on iTunes. Feel free to listen in your browser with the audio player below! Click […]

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Podcast: Cinematrimony – War Horse

Matt and Francesca Scalici return with another episode of Cinematrimony. At last, Matt & Francesca take on Stephen Spielberg’s Best Picture-nominated War Horse and Francesca reveals whether her two least favorite things, war and horses, were able to come together and make a great movie. Does this highly-touted award-contender live up to the hype?   DOWNLOAD: Cinematrimony – War Horse

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Podcast: Cinematrimony – Martha Marcy May Marlene

Matt and Francesca Scalici are back with another Cinematriomony podcast! This week, the married FilmNerds take on indie thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene and discuss Elizabeth Olsen’s spectacular performance, the film’s controversial ending (SPOILER ALERT, as always) and whether it is too dark for a normal human to enjoy watching. Download at the link below or find it on iTunes […]

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Podcast: Cinematrimony – 50/50

This week, Matt and Francesca Scalici take a look at the unconventional cancer buddy comedy 50/50. Listen as Matt and Francesca discuss whether this raunchy yet feel-good comedy will make a splash with audiences and whether it could be a dark horse Oscar contender. Click the link below to listen to the full podcast. DOWNLOAD: Cinematrimony – 50/50  

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Academy Award Predictions

I’m feeling… what’s the word? Uneasy, I guess. The Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, and this is the first year since 2006 where I’m going into the award ceremony pretty uncertain about what will win most of the big prizes. (At least in 2005, I was dead certain that Best Picture would go to “Brokeback Mountain.” I was […]

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