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The Academy Awards were great, except for that one thing that wasn’t

BY TROY PHILLIPS

oscars_2014_-kristen-anderson-lopezrobert-lopez-_650_36Let’s hear it for the Oscars. On the whole, America’s premier awards show bellied up to the bar and provided three plus hours of quality entertainment. Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizzas and took a group selfie that a few people liked, Gravity swept nearly every minor award and Leonardo DiCaprio went home empty handed once again. By most measures, it was a grand old night to honor the stars.

Except for one undeserving winner. “Let it Go” taking Best Original Song is straight up bollocks, as folks across the pond might say. (Not that there are any ties to the United Kingdom in this story, the word just popped into my head and had to be released into print.) Continue reading

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‘The Lego Movie’ is a classic in the making

lego movieBY TROY PHILLIPS

But you’re too old to care about Legos! Said no one important, ever.

The Lego lover in me will always rear it’s youthful head, no matter how many years may rest under my belt. Right now I’m in the awkward phase where peeking in the display window at the Lego Store is hard to play off, but give it a few years and I’ll be able to use an imaginary niece or nephew as viable excuse for why I must know how many pieces are in that Ewok Village.

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