Academy Award Face-Off - Northern Star Online

February 19, 2015 6:48 AM

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Academy Award Face-Off - Northern Star Online

A Best Picture nominee should be an experience, a movie you can’t wait to see again; but, half of this year’s eight nominees are formulaic and, in some cases, uninspired biopics.

“The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Selma” are all well-made and well-acted movies per se, but they lack in the storytelling department. “American Sniper” is even worse and certainly isn’t deserving of being nominated, but being directed by Clint Eastwood, an Academy favorite, mana...

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