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Tag Archive: movie

Predathon Part 1: ‘Predator’

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The Predator, second only to the Xenomorph in bad ass, nostalgia inducing terrifying alien hunters, is returning to cinema screens by way of The Predator, helmed by the excellent Shane Black. The original adventure… Continue reading

Classic Scene: the Maltese Falcon Reveal

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the Maltese Falcon reveal The Maltese Falcon (1941) Dir. John Huston The Scene: Hard boiled Private Eye Sam Spade has reluctantly gathered together with the three miscreants who have plagued him the entire… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Akira’

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Every so often moviegoers are exposed to something radically different, from anything they have seen before. That must have been what Western audiences felt in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when the… Continue reading

Five Most Controversial Movies Ever

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Just like any other form of art, film is a medium where entries have ruffled feathers to say the least. Numerous movies have featured elements which were crude or offensive which decent people… Continue reading

Greatest Movie MacGuffins

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Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock coined the term MacGuffin as a name for an object the actions which take place in a movie revolve around. No matter the size or origin, these objects propel… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘No Holds Barred’

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Professional wrestling is unlike any other sport. The winner and loser of each contest is already pre-determined so the job of the competitor is to make it entertaining. It is a lot like… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’

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Directed by: David Wain Starring: Will Forte, Domnhall Gleason, and Emmy Rossum Plot: The true story of two Harvard alums creating the National Lampoon brand and defining comedy for generations. Review: “Every funny person in the… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: No Country for Old Men

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

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Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh Plot: A group of 5 scientists volunteer for a mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious area where the laws of nature… Continue reading