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It’s the End of the Year As We Know It: December 2012 in Films

Well, here it is – December!  I wasn’t able to see as many films as I would have like due to working a lot right after the semester ended, but I did manage to fit in a few really great films before the end of the year. I’ll be posting a little bit later today my end-of-the-year round-up with all of the new-to-me films I watched in 2012, as well as some overall thoughts for me viewing year. That said, I didn’t want to short change December its own post for the month. As always, the list of what I watched as well as five spotlighted films can be found after the cut.

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Miramax Offices Close – The End of An Era

I hear on the grapevine though that the Weinsteins, who were bought out of Miramax years ago and started their own company – The Weinstein Company, are still trying to get the name back. I hope they do.

All through the 90s and early 00s Miramax, under the Weinsteins, pretty much dominated the Academy Awards.

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