Geek Review: The Revenant

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OK, The Revenant was not a Geek movie.  Not really.

But I’m writing a review anyway.  And I’m typing this Sunday afternoon, so I have no idea how many Oscars it will win by the time this goes live Monday morning.  So, deal with it.  SPOILER-free review after the cut.

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2016 Oscars: Tom’s Best Picture Round-Up

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By and large, I don’t put much personal stock in the Academy Awards.  They strike me as an excuse for Hollywood to pat itself on the back for all the good work it says it does.  If I watch the show at all, it’ll be the last few minutes to find out who won Best Picture, and that’ll be it.  The humor is rather lame, the musical numbers dull, and the low-burning outrage over what did and didn’t win can linger for decades.

Case in point:  Forrest Gump beat out both Pulp Fiction and The Shawshank Redemption for Best Picture.  I don’t care how much you like Gump, there’s no way anyone can justify it is a better movie than both of those other two.

But then this year, I actually saw most of the Best Picture nominees.  Thoughts after the cut.  No predictions, though.  If you want predictions, try Watson’s article.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: The Most Romantic Weekend Of The Year Went To A Guy In Red

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Deadpool?  Yes.

Watson?  No.

Coincidence?  Yes.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Superbowl Edition

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The Superbowl was yesterday, and it was extra rough getting a Box Office Report out for whatever reason we keep doing the Box Office Report.

But we found a Watson cousin who wasn’t watching the game

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Are You Still Reading These?

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While the search for Watson has been fruitless as an orchard during a severe drought, we here at Gabbing Geek for some unknown reason still want to impress everyone with the box office report.

So, we went around and found someone to help us out again.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Bears’n’Wookiees Edition

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It’s that time of the week again where we pretend this is vital information.

And yes, Watson still isn’t back yet.  We have a top guy looking for him.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Oh Woe Is Us Edition

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Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later.  No, not Watson coming back to do this report.

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Box Office Report: Go On. Guess What Was #1 Again. I’ll Still Be Here.

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It’s that time again.

When Gabbing Geek gives you the Box Office Report, like you care.  Actually, if you’ve read anything after the cuts here, you probably do, but there are some really numbers-obssessed people around here.

Still missing Watson, but once again we found someone to give us the report.

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