Monthly Archives: February 2012

Criterion Cuts: “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “There Will Be Blood” and Final Thoughts

Here we are, everybody. The final installment (for now) of the Paul Thomas Anderson season of Directed Viewing. If you haven’t been playing along, you can find the prior installments by clicking those handy links. And if you’re new to … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: “Simon of the Desert”

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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Review: “The Secret World of Arrietty”

Talking about Studio Ghibli films seems like a waste of my time, really. Director Hayao Miyazaki’s animation studio has become one of the stalwarts of cinema. With each film he puts out, it is received with the similar aplomb of … Continue reading

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Light Bondage: “Thunderball”

Bond, James Bond. For fifty years that has been the cinematic calling card of one of films most enduring heroes. Sure, Bond was born in books, but it was through film that he became a household name and one of … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Punch-Drunk Love” and Exceptions that Prove the Rule

This is Directed Viewing, the series that examines a given director’s entire filmography in chronological order. Why, you ask? Because auteur theory is fun! Also, it helps me fill in my cinematic gaps and allows you to come along for … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: “Elevator to the Gallows”

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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