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Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on ‘Moonlight’

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Yes, the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong kinds of ways. But a day later, advocacy groups and others overjoyed by the Cinderella win of “Moonlight” were saying, let’s forget the snafu and move on — because “Moonlight” made history in all the right kinds of ways. The coming-of-age story of a gay black youth in a poor Miami neighborhood was made on the tiniest of budgets — $1.5 million, said director Barry Jenkins backstage.…

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Mitch Perry Report for 8.10.15 — A summer cinema surprise

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Happy Monday, y’all. While the entertainment show that is the 2016 GOP presidential campaign continued to make the headlines over the weekend, I was at the movies, checking out the newest Woody Allen film and the surprise Hollywood picture of the summer. First the Woodman: Let’s face it, Woody Allen films rarely are a completely satisfying experience these days — maybe because he’s too darned prolific. He’s good for a flick a year, but only one of every three or four really…

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