Monthly Archives: August 2010

Why Going To The Movies Doesn’t Suck

In a recent episode of the film podcast, Battleship Pretension, the hosts discussed the negative aspects of going to the cinema. Simply put, why it sucks to see movies in theatres. Many, including myself, would agree with some of the … Continue reading

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Reflections On The Intimidating World of Film Blogging

While I’ve only been blogging for less than three weeks, it already seems far longer. It had been months that I had been thinking about blogging or podcasting. The obvious reason was I wanted a place to voice my opinion … Continue reading

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Why Film Geeks Cannot Stay In Love

The feeling after a breakup is awful; it can seem like the end of the world. It is a universal feeling, one that almost everyone has experienced at one time or another. Nothing seems to help, just time. And during … Continue reading

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Criterion Review: The Red Shoes (1948)

“Sorrow will pass, believe me. Life is so unimportant. And from now onwards, you will dance like nobody ever before.” -Boris Lermontov I said in a previous post, that when it comes to film, the term classic gets thrown around … Continue reading

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Why Nick Cave’s Gladiator 2 Never Made It To The Screen

It is always frustrating for film fans to hear news of a project with talent behind it, crashing and burning, but it’s a natural part of the industry. Sometimes creative differences are the cause, sometimes the economics of a project … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Expendables

I admit it, Stallone has won me over (again). All film snobs have at least one guilty pleasure—maybe it’s Total Recall or maybe any number of Stallone films (the first Rocky not included). I, for one, am guilty on both counts. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

The opening sequences of a film are some of the most important in framing the audience’s general opinion. If your film leads with a clunky start, then it is very difficult to win the audience back. Fortunately for Edgar Wright’s … Continue reading

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