Category Archives: Opinion

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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A Film Without A Home: Who Really Made John Carter?

Six months after the disastrous release of Andrew Stanton’s John Carter, it is somewhat easier now to look back and explore some of the more interesting questions left unanswered. The primary of which, largely ignored in the midst of the … Continue reading

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What’s In A Game?

Originally published on Battleship Pretension. A never-ending debate among film and video-game fans alike is whether or not a film based on a video-game could ever be great. As it stands now, no film has come remotely close to that goal. … Continue reading

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Speaking To A Few

Occasionally during the two years I’ve been writing The Deleted Scene, I’ve become discouraged. It is easy, as a blogger of any sort, to become frustrated. Whether it be lack of attention, or simply lack of inspiration, frustration comes easy … Continue reading

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Millennials Love Film Too

Last week, LA Times film critic, Neil Gabler, wrote an article blaming the quickly-rebooted Spider-Man film not on the studio system or greed, but on young people. And while this is a sufficiently ridiculous claim, it is only the tip … Continue reading

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The Film Community

Last night, sitting in an unbearably hot room in Milan, trying to barricade myself from the cheering and honking of millions of Italian soccer fans, I watched Michel Gondry’s Be Kind Rewind. The first time I watched the film, many … Continue reading

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Film As Memory

Some of cinemas most beautiful and significant moments have come from filmmakers attempting to recreate their memories. Memory and film share many qualities, and as such it is often explored by filmmakers. Film is unique as an art form as … Continue reading

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