Monthly Archives: August 2011

Review: “Bereavement”

( Quick note, this is a review I did for Amazon Vine of the DVD release of Bereavement. The review is mostly of the movie, but there’s a bit about the supplementary features underneath as well for the purposes of … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: “Fat Girl”

Welcome to the second installment of Criterion Cuts. The first installment went over fairly well, but I’m going to try to mix it up this week with something a little more modern. Hopefully we can keep it different each and … Continue reading

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Love Letters: “Before Sunset”

In 1995, two people met on a train in Europe and spent a whole day and night together wandering Vienna. It was young love, as Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) found through conversation and experience a sudden, intense … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: Introduction, “Apart From You”, “Tokyo Chorus”

So I’ve been a bit between projects lately, which always lends itself to not getting a lot accomplished. I find that the movie blog stuff goes a lot easier when I have a focused set of tasks with an end … Continue reading

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Serious About Series: “Final Destination 5”

You thought we were done. You thought that our last destination was our final one. Hell, I thought these things. Well, no, I didn’t, and neither did you, because we all know any movie that makes money gets sequels. So … Continue reading

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Love Letters: “Apocalypse Now”

Love Letters is my biweekly series of essays about the movies I adore. Sometimes they’re good films, sometimes they’re great films, and sometimes they’re trashy films. But I always love them unabashedly, and want to share with you what I … Continue reading

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Serious About Series: “The Final Destination”

Well here we are, right up to the present day with The Final Destination. You’d think I’d have something funny or clever to say here, but I do not.  After the surprisingly solid Final Destination 3, we’re in for a … Continue reading

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