Posts by Sasha Mitchell

Review: ‘The Beaver’ is a Damn Mess

After years of sitting on the shelves, the controversial Mel Gibson vehicle The Beaver finally hits theaters this weekend. Jodie Foster directed and co-starred in the film, which Sasha Mitchell critiques.

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Review: ‘Hanna’ will Blow Your Mind

Joe Wright's new film Hanna explores the unusual world of a 16-year old female assassin (played by Saoirse Ronan), who is in Europe fighting for her life for the first time. Sasha Mitchell says this film blew her mind, and it could be the first Oscar-caliber film of 2011.

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Review: ‘Source Code’ is Worth Your Running Time

Jake Gyllenhaal plays a soldier forced to relive the last eight minutes of another man's life repeatedly, until he can figure out who bombed a Chicago-area train. Such is the unique setup for Source Code, which Sasha Mitchell says is worth your running time - at least in the dimension you currently occupy.

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Road to the Oscars: Best Adapted Screenplay

Aaron Sorkin is heavily favored to win the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Social Network, but Sasha Mitchell has different ideas about this award as our Road to the Oscars Series continues.

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Road to the Oscars: Best Sound Editing

Five strong nominees are present in the Best Sound Editing category. Sasha Mitchell looks at an award where Inception is favored, some other films sound good on their own.

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The Other Woman reviews The Other Woman

What happens when the other woman reviews The Other Woman? Sasha Mitchell once filled shoes similar to the character Natalie Portman plays in a film set for limited release this weekend. She discusses the movie and compares it with her own experiences.

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The Social Network and Society

Sasha Mitchell takes a look at the success of Oscar-favorite The Social Network and what it means for society.

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Razzie Awards: Why Hollywood Shouldn’t Take Itself So Seriously

Sasha Mitchell takes a look at the Razzie Awards and notes that many of its winners are still popular and have also won Oscars. She says Hollywood shouldn't take itself so seriously and that Ricky Gervais trumps Judd Apatow.

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The “The” Movies

As many as six movies could be nominated for Best Picture this year which start with the word "the," including The Social Network, The King's Speech, The Fighter, The Town, The Kids Are All Right, and The Ghost Writer. But whether you're watching The Dilemma, The Green Hornet, or The Tourist this weekend, it sure seems like there's lots of "the" movies out there. Sasha Mitchell examines this trend.

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American Idol Debuts with New Judges

In just a few weeks, we'll have our Fantasy American Idol game available on Picktainment. But leading up to the show, we get to see plenty of people audition for the right to go to Hollywood. Sasha Mitchell looks back a first episode with new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

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First Person Experience: Working on ‘No Strings’

Ever wondered what it would be like to work on a Hollywood movie set? Sasha Mitchell had that experience on No Strings Attached. She tells of a world where people aren't treated like people, where stars pretend you're invisible, and where sex is the No. 1 currency.

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Sasha Mitchell: Golden Globes Comedy

Sasha Mitchell looks at this year's Golden Globe nominees and sees plenty of of ridiculousness.

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