Monthly Archives: October 2010

What’s Happened To Halloween Horror?

Halloween is traditionally the time for studios to release their latest horror film. People are craving a good scare more than usual, yet several factors have led to the fall of quality Halloween horror. In fact, the quality of horror … Continue reading

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Style Over Emotion

Stating what elements a film needs to be great is to give an entirely subjective opinion. Film is unquestionably an art form, and with the quality of art being a subjective consideration, the quality of a film rests for the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Never Let Me Go

It is not often that you come home from a film feeling both defeated and genuinely happy. While these would appear to be contradicting emotions, that is exactly how I felt coming from Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go. The … Continue reading

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The New Hollywood Dream

It is impossible and probably unfair to generalize about the dreams of young, aspiring filmmakers. That being said, it is a likely certainty that an almost universal dream would be to eventually make a film, exactly how you want, with … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: The New World

In 2005, Terrence Malick returned to cinema to give us his most poetic film yet, The New World. After he abandoned production on a film about Che Guevara, Malick decided to finally film a script he wrote in the late … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: The Thin Red Line

“Where is it that we were together? Who were you that I lived with? The brother. The friend. Darkness, light. Strife and love. Are they the workings of one mind? The features of the same face? Oh, my soul. Let … Continue reading

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A Week of Malick: Days of Heaven

Returning after six years, a relatively short time-frame for him, Terrence Malick delivered his sophomore film, Days of Heaven. As strong as his debut Badlands was, who would have expected a film as accomplished as Days of Heaven turned out … Continue reading

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