Monthly Archives: March 2016

Fireworks Wednesday

Arguably the most exciting and innovate new filmmaking discovery of the 21st century thus far has been Iranian director Asghar Farhadi. His Oscar winning masterpiece A Separation put him on the map internationally, but that’s only one of several excellent … Continue reading

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Zootopia

In an anthropomorphic fantasy world where every animal species is a walking allegory for a real life minority group, we find the setting of the latest Disney animated production Zootopia, from the same company the put out the likes of … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny

Let’s get this out of the way right out of the gate: the original Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a masterpiece. Period. A perfect blend of genre filmmaking elevated by more purposeful, grounded storytelling, and featuring some of the best … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Just eight short years ago, hearing a film described as “DreamWorks’s Kung Fu Panda starring Jack Black” would’ve instilled a very specific mental image into one’s head – most likely a negative one – and understandably so. Keep in mind, this … Continue reading

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