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Blog: Are the Academy Awards racist?

Blog: Are the Academy Awards racist?

Oh, what a monologue Chris Rock must be cooking up for this year’s Academy Awards. It is not a stretch to suggest that on the morning of February 29th, the topic of conversation of the 88th Academy Awards will move swiftly from the winners to questions of diversity. Almost as soon as the nominees were […]

| January 24, 2016
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Blog: “Jaws” at 40

Blog: “Jaws” at 40

Believe it or not, Jaws turns 40 this summer and so too does the institution of the Summer Movie Season. Most of us have never known a summer without it, and those of my generation can’t remember a time when the movies existed without Steven Spielberg. We grew up on a healthy diet of his […]

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Jurassic Park (1993): The Book vs. The Movie

Jurassic Park (1993): The Book vs. The Movie

Something you should know about me. I’m not one of those “The Book Was Better” people, I firmly believe that movies and books are two separate mediums and have the ability to co-exist. There are some things you can get from the book that you can’t get from the movie and vice versa. They shouldn’t […]

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Batman – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

Batman – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

My full-blooded audio commentary of Tim Burton’s Batman.

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Spider-Man – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

Spider-Man – A Disembodied Audio Commentary

My full-blooded audio commentary for Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man.

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Coming ‘Home’ – three movies that made me love movies are coming around again.

Coming ‘Home’ – three movies that made me love movies are coming around again.

Thomas Wolfe famously told us that “You can’t go home again.” By that, he meant that one cannot revisit the past. Apparently nobody laid that news on Hollywood because they seem to be trying with all their might to return us to old familiar places whether they need revisiting or not. This is something that […]

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Video Review: The Imitation Game (2014)

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Video Review: The Imitation Game (2014)

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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BLOG: Luise Rainer (1910 – 2014)

BLOG: Luise Rainer (1910 – 2014)

Luise Rainer spent the better part of her long life dismissing the film career that will forever be her legacy. When she passed away on December 30th at the age of 104, one of the last remaining vestiges of old Hollywood’s Golden Age went with her. Yet it is not a legacy that she was […]

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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