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Go Oscar Bowling for 2017, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score for the 89th Annual Academy Awards Betting Game

Go Oscar Bowling for 2017, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score for the 89th Annual Academy Awards Betting Game

Are you sick of those ordinary Oscar office pools? Tired of only guessing the top 6 or 8 categories for the Academy Awards? Let your inner-movie geek shine with Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score (aka Oscar Bowling). Try to nail 300 points on the 2017 Academy Awards. This is a confidence list. There are 24 categories. How to play Pick […]

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Jeff Bayer’s Remedial Film School at Film School Rejects with Drew McWeeny, Amy Nicholson, and Vince Mancini

I have been thrilled to bring readers to the Remedial Film School at Film School Rejects. Here are a select few of the films that notable film personalities and critics have had me watch… Drew McWeeny chooses Dead Man. Drew McWeeny of Hitfix.com is our first guest, and he chose Dead Man, saying it somehow is connected to the Dreamworks animated […]

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Jeff Bayer’s Top 10 Films of 2016

The year is done. Here’s the list. 1. Arrival 2. Green Room 3. Sing Street 4. Midnight Special 5. Fences 6. Lion 7. Moonlight 8. La La Land 9. The Lobster 10. The Nice Guys If you’d like to listen to Eric D. Snider and me discuss our Top 10 Movies of 2016, you can do so at MovieBS.com.

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I Cried a Lot in 2016, But Only at the Movies (via Crooked Scoreboard)

This entire article may be read at CrookedScoreboard. The young people would tell me I had all the feels in 2016. Actually, way too many my age would say the same. I know I brought plenty of emotional baggage to the theater in 2016, and in return, this past year of cinema made me tear up, quiver, tremble, and blubber […]

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Jeff Bayer’s Official Ballot for the 22nd Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Jeff Bayer’s Official Ballot for the 22nd Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

I am a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), which means I vote for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11 at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT. T.J. Miller will return as the show’s host. Here are my official choices. They have […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 324: ‘Don’t Breathe,’ ‘Southside with You,’ Pitch Me

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 324: ‘Don’t Breathe,’ ‘Southside with You,’ Pitch Me

0:00 – Hello, here is an iTunes review 2:10 – “Mechanic: Resurrection” and “Hands of Stone” may or may not be real movies 5:00 – “Don’t Breathe” review (Snider only) 12:00 – “Southside with You” review, beginning with a digression on BOATS and Twitter (shoutouts to @filmdrunk and @mattsinger) 19:00 – QOTW (birthday stories that would make good movies; shoutout […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 323: ‘War Dogs,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Ben-Hur,’ Summer Box Office Challenge final results

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 323: ‘War Dogs,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Ben-Hur,’ Summer Box Office Challenge final results

0:00 – Welcome to the show; an iTunes review en español 2:30 – “War Dogs” review 14:00 – “Kubo and the Two Strings” review 20:20 – “Ben-Hur” review 30:20 – An interesting “Ben-Hur” fact 31:50 – QOTW (pre-1960 movies that should be remade, and how they would be different) 43:25 – The official conclusion of the 2016 Summer Box Office […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 322: ‘Hell or High Water,’ ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ ‘Don’t Think Twice,’ ‘Sausage Party,’ ‘Nine Lives’

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 322: ‘Hell or High Water,’ ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ ‘Don’t Think Twice,’ ‘Sausage Party,’ ‘Nine Lives’

0:00 – Hello, brought to you by honest lemonade 1:55 – “Hell or High Water” review 12:15 – “Florence Foster Jenkins” review 21:50 – “Don’t Think Twice” review 31:25 – “Sausage Party” review (Snider only) 38:40 – “Nine Lives” sort of review (Snider only) 43:40 – QOTW (bad movies that could be remade well) 54:00 – Recap, additional commentary, good […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 321: ‘Suicide Squad,’ Character Casserole

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 321: ‘Suicide Squad,’ Character Casserole

0:00 – Hello, “folks” 1:00 – One of this week’s movies was hidden from critics, if you can imagine 4:45 – “Suicide Squad” review 24:55 – QOTW (superhero stories that have yet to be told), including discussion of Jeff’s TV snobbery 33:30 – Some more “Suicide Squad” complaining, reiteration of call for new theme songs 39:00 – A round of […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 320: ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Bad Moms,’ ‘Nerve,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond’

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 320: ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Bad Moms,’ ‘Nerve,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond’

0:00 – A quick hello and an iTunes review 3:00 – “Jason Bourne” review 14:35 – “Bad Moms” review 24:25 – “Nerve” review 33:15 – “Star Trek Beyond” review 37:45 – QOTW (other “bad” versions of good occupations) 48:00 – A report on birthdays, specifically the one Jeff just had 52:35 – A brief Summer Box Office Challenge update, recap, […]

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