Monthly Archives: February 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The spy film is one of the longest lasting subgenres in all of cinematic history. While its most popular incarnations tend to be pulpier and less plausible than how actual spy activities tend to work in real life (the James … Continue reading

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Last minute Oscar predictions

Best Picture – Boyhood *wrong* Best Director – Richard Linklater, Boyhood *wrong* Best Actor – Michael Keaton, Birdman *wrong* Best Actress – Julianne Moore, Still Alice Best Supporting Actor – JK Simmons, Whiplash Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, Boyhood Best Original Screenplay – The Grand Budapest … Continue reading

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Breathe / Respire (re-review)

Decided to redo my initial review of the film after a recent re-watch, eliminating any reference of the venue I saw it at and focusing more on its individual merits. In the past decade or so, there’s certainly been no … Continue reading

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Project Almanac

The subject of time travel and how it’s handled in film has always proven itself to be a bit of a hurdle for most science fiction writers to overcome. While impossible to portray with absolute 100% accuracy, there are still … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross

The subject of religion in modern cinema and the way it is handled is an enigma. For every film that handles the topics of faith and spiritually with grace and intelligence such as Noah, there’s about a dozen simplistic endeavors … Continue reading

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