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Try looking in the monthly archives. December 2015

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The Hateful Eight Might Just Be Tarantino’s Third Masterpiece

 

In the first scene of Kill Bill Vol. 1, Bill says “You know, Kiddo, I’d like to believe that you’re aware enough even now to know that there’s nothing sadistic in my actions. Well, maybe towards those other… jokers, but […]

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Carol Movie Review (it’s a masterpiece)

Sorry. I couldn’t wait to tell you that Carol is a masterpiece.
Here’s the highest echelon of romance masterpieces (that I’ve seen): Casablanca (1942), Brief Encounter (1945), The Apartment (1960), Annie Hall (1977), In the Mood For Love (2000), Lost In […]

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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS: Event Cinema and the Force of Nostalgia

Twas the week before christmas and all through the nation, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, because everyone was at the movies watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Duh DOY!
So, you know the abstract idea of “going […]

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CHI-RAQ Movie Review

Multiple choice test
Spike Lee’s CHI-RAQ is?
A. Relevant and obnoxious
B. Poignant and offensive
C. Poetic and absurd
D. All of the Above
The correct answer is of course, D.

The title CHI-RAQ evokes the connection between the middle east country and the mid-west city, making the point that the latter […]

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Quick Flick Reviews (Brooklyn/Good Dinosaur/Mockingjay)

The Good Dinosaur – Bottom shelf Pixar, which means it’s still decent with quick moments of magic. What if the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs missed the earth? If that sounds like a great idea for a short film, that’s because […]

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