Films Oscar Forgot 2008

Some of the films I would like to have seen get more attention by the Academy this year are:

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 Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who                                                                                                                                                             I reviewed it on my St. Anthony Messenger column earlier this year An Awesome Pachyderm and wrote Horton Hears a Who Study Guide.

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Young@Heart                                                                                                                                  About the most awesome senior citizens ever; read my review here Young@ Heart 

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Quantum of Solace

Although my initial review reflected disappointment, I was invited to take a deeper look by a friend; I even gave it one of my CineRose Awards in St. Anthony Messenger because of its moral dimension:  Quantum of Solace. I also think the Academy missed the cinematography which from the beginning I thought was brilliant (the opera scene, the visual parallels, awesome.)

And there were others…

'The Choice' film is a positive contribution to the culture
Reflections for a Laudato Si' Film Festival
"Brooklyn" - An immigrant's journey
'The Finest Hours' shows off US Coast Guard's most daring rescue in true form

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