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Blog Post Of The Week: And the Oscar winners should be…

Posted in BLOG POST OF THE WEEK with tags , , , , on February 18, 2011 by Ross McG

We’re going to cheat a little on today’s Blog Post Of The Week and give you a double helping, even if both posts come from the same blog. And what a blog it is. We Rosses thought we were the coolest movie-blogging duo in town until we happened across the CyniCritics, where the writings of Matt and Luke (presumably Mark and John spread their own movie gospel elsewhere) are a regular treat for us. Like a lot of us out there, the boys have caught Oscar fever this week and have each compiled a rundown of who will win what, but more importanly, who should win what. The great thing about both their lists is that I find myself agreeing and disagreeing with them in equal measure. Get over there and give your own opinion. To read Matt’s list click HERE and to read Luke’s list click HERE. Let the guys know what you think. Continue reading


Blog Post Of The Week: Three Breathtaking Movie Locations To Visit In 2011

Posted in BLOG POST OF THE WEEK with tags , , , , on January 21, 2011 by Ross McG

I have a real love/hate relationship going with Castor over at the movie blog Anomalous Material. I love him because his website is just all kinds of awesomeness and is one of the first I click on every day… and I hate him because his website is so awesome. Not the kind of hatred that keeps me up at night, but pretty damn close. This I’m sure is the first of many occasions when Castor’s stuff will feature in our blog post of the week and this one is a doozy. Click HERE or the pic above to read his envy-inspiringly detailed look at where Amélie, Sherlock Holmes and Batman Begins were shot. Good job, Castor. I still kind of hate you though. Continue reading

Blog Post Of The Week: IMDb’s ‘Known For’ Doesn’t Know Everything

Posted in BLOG POST OF THE WEEK with tags , , on January 6, 2011 by Ross McG

New year. New series on RvR. From our rummaging through the movie blogs on a given week, we’re going to flag up one great piece of writing you may have missed. To kick us off, here’s a terrific examination of the funny flaw behind a recent feature on IMDb, in which it lists the films a particular actor/director/whatever is associated with. It’s written by the always insightful Univarn at his blog A Life In Equinox, and we think it’s pretty brilliant. Click HERE or the picture above to read it. Continue reading