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The Artist — ☆☆☆☆☆ out of 5 stars

Jean Dujardin stares at something off-camera in The Artist. (Photo courtesy of http://kalafudra.wordpress.com)

As Posted on AtTheBuzzerShow.com on February 4, 2011

By Gary Sundt

As I live in Los Angeles, I am an avid listener to the hilarious Kevin & Bean Show in the mornings on KROQ 106.7 FM. This past Tuesday, Kevin was complaining about The Artist, this year’s apparent frontrunner for the Best Picture Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. Not only does our man Kevin dislike the film, but he has gone as far as to call it “utter BS.”

He has, of course, made up his mind having never seen the film, under the guise that it is for hipsters and intellectuals. He’s wrong, but we’re going to circle back to that. Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 – ☆☆☆☆ out of 5 stars

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint look a bit surprised in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. (Photo courtesy of cbc.ca)

As Printed in The Lumberjack on Nov. 24, 2010

by Gary Sundt

Let’s just be honest here: You’ve already made up your mind when it comes to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. This is not a matter of the quality of the stories or the mystery of the series. Your opinion of any one installment comes down to your predisposition to the Potter universe, and you either like the franchise or you don’t.

I am a Harry Potter fan, and I have been since I read J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone when I was 11. I’ve read all the books, and I’ve seen all the films. I waited in the line outside of Harkins Flagstaff 11 for 12 rather cold, rather miserable hours to see the latest entry. Accordingly, I like me some HP, and I liked me some Deathly Hallows Part 1. Continue reading