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What Does Klaatu Barada Nikto Actually Mean?

In case it wasn’t immensely clear from my blog banner, I really really really love 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still. Like, really a lot. It’s quintessential classic science fiction, what with its aliens and laser-eyed robots. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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A Question, a Chair, and a Diner (on Moonlight)

I saw Moonlight over a month ago now, and when I didn’t write about right after seeing it, I thought, “well now it would be weird, cause it was so long ago.” But fuck it. I want to talk about … Continue reading

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8 Films to Watch During the Holidays That Aren’t Holiday Movies

Winter is here. But it hasn’t brought White Walkers. It’s brought holiday joy and merriment. Bah. Humbug. What if you want to watch a movie that reflects the cold world, and you don’t want to watch a holiday movie? Well, … Continue reading

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Comparing and Contrasting Richard Ayoade’s Submarine and The Double

I’m a big fan of Richard Ayoade. Just from him being him. In life. So when he directs a film, I make it my business to go to a movie theater, buy a ticket, and enjoy some stimulating cinema for … Continue reading

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Drive It Like You Stole It: the Riddle of Sing Street and the Happy-Sad

If you want me to go see your movie, all you have to do is play the Jam in the trailer. It’s that simple. I’ll probably go see you’re damn movie. So when I saw a trailer for Sing Street … Continue reading

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5 Reasons “A Good Day to Die Hard” Failed as a Die Hard Movie

Now as a preamble, I love the Die Hard franchise. I love it. I saw the 4th and 5th the day they came out (as a matter of fact I saw the most recent one the day before when certain … Continue reading

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Django Unchained, Unchained: A Review

I know, it’s been awhile. I’ve been screenwriting. And making no money. And being billed for taking out loans in college. Anyway: I’ve seen Django in the theaters twice now and had a couple of weeks to let it settle. … Continue reading

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