Author Archives: Daniel Bergamini

Movie Review: Boyhood

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is a film of contradictions: Epic in scope, and yet confined by its focus; a film about finding its lead’s character, that ends just as he is finally discovering who he really is. While I went to … Continue reading

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Losing My Passion

Having recently received an email from a reader wondering where I was currently blogging, I realized it was probably about time to update The Deleted Scene. While I wish I could say I was writing elsewhere and haven’t had time … Continue reading

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The Power Of A Film Critic

This morning I learned celebrated Chicago film critic Roger Ebert had passed away. The death of celebrities rarely cause any emotional reaction from me, and yet I found myself becoming increasingly upset over Ebert’s passing. He was not just a … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favourite Films Of 2012

First let me mention that this is not a list of the “best films of 2012”. It is however a list of my favourite 10 films of the year. I missed many potentially great films during the year, and beyond … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hobbit

When Guillermo Del Toro left the directorial duties on The Hobbit to pursue other film projects, I was disappointed. As much as I loved Peter Jackson’s original Lord of the Rings trilogy as a kid, the thought of Del Toro’s … Continue reading

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Saying Good-Bye To DVDs

For several years after I began to collect DVDs, I still saw my VHS collection as a decent alternative. Now the very thought of watching a film on VHS would bring most to laughter, or even tears. I never thought … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Stories We Tell

Making a personal film takes a certain level of courage on the part of the filmmaker. Allowing the audience into one’s memories, thought process, and feelings is, of course, difficult. That being said, when done successfully, it can often make … Continue reading

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