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Bill Goodykoontz
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Attended James Madison University
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My Saturday nights used to be different. Kids listening to this, as a reminder of their relative youth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ7CQOcn2dI
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ICYMI: Some thoughts on Leonard Nimoy, who, yes, lived long and prospered, not just as Mr. Spock: http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/movies/billgoodykoontz/2015/02/27/leonard-nimoy-famous-mr-spock-dead/24122903/
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Heading out soon w/ 9 yr. old for my 11th consecutive father-daughter dance at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel school. That's a lot of dancing…
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I talked with a few #Oscars2015 nominees last year. My chats w/ Redmayne, Cumberbatch, Witherspoon, Moore and Pike: http://www.azcentral.com/story/billgoodykoontz/2015/02/21/redmayne-cumberbatch-witherspoon-moore-pike-oscars/23795515/
Film critic Bill Goodykoontz chats with some of the Academy Award nominees.
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My "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" review. The shame is, I liked the first one quite a bit. http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/movies/2015/02/19/review-hot-tub-crude-lacks-charm-heart/23674645/
John Cusack is gone and so is whatever virtues the first film had.
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I am not immune to the siren call of the should-win, will-win column. My Oscar picks: http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/movies/billgoodykoontz/2015/02/17/oscar-picks-goodykoontz-best-guesses/23554243/
Republic movie critic Bill Goodykoontz weighs in on who will an Oscar, and who should.
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Dang, I forgot to implore everyone to see "What We Do in the Shadows" this weekend. Here's my review. Not too late: http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/movies/2015/02/26/review-shadows-laugh-loud-funny/23953553/
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One last time: Thoughts on Leonard Nimoy, who lived long and prospered, and not just as Mr. Spock: http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/movies/billgoodykoontz/2015/02/27/leonard-nimoy-famous-mr-spock-dead/24122903/
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Next-day #Oscar2015 thoughts: Why am I supposed to hate 'Birdman' again? (I don't.) http://www.azcentral.com/story/billgoodykoontz/2015/02/23/academy-awards-oscars-birdman-boyhood/23888085/
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I'll be on the Mike & Winey show on KTAR at 12:32 AZ time to talk about - what else? - #Oscars2015. Listen here: http://ktar.com/63/1789415/Listen-to-KTAR-923-FM-anywhere
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Kevin Costner has grown good at this kind of understated role.
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Have him in circles
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Chief film critic for Gannett, film critic for The Arizona Republic
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  • Gannett Company / The Arizona Republic
    Movie Critic, present
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Watch movies for a living, raise four kids for fun.
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  • James Madison University
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