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For your consideration, Oscar Bait – The Definitive Version.

Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer

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50/50

by mr sparkle on September 30, 2011 · 0 comments

in Film,Media Rack

If you’ve followed any of the press for 50/50, you know two things:

– This is a funny movie about Cancer.
– There haven’t really been funny movies about Cancer before.

These are both true. But they might imply that this is a black comedy, or at least an unconventional one. But this last point could not be further from the truth – for all its thematic uniqueness, 50/50 is about as straight-laced a movie as it can be. With an even temper consistant in the tamest kind of Dramedies you find in a cineplex, this is a movie that breaks zero taboos. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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