Monthly Archives: July 2012

Criterion Cuts: “Modern Times”

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: “Step Up Revolution”

My review of Step Up Revolution! The review actually goes more into themes than usual, so I don’t have any sort of addendum to add here. I love this series and I hope they make one every two years for another … Continue reading

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A Series of Sevens: Guns of the Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven is one of the most notorious American remakes in film history. An adaptation of Akira Kurosawa’s The Seven Samurai (a top contender for most film lists of the best movie ever made), it seems almost baffling looking back that taking … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: Dogville’s Long Awaited Retribution

Welcome to Directed Viewing, the weekly series where I take a look at a director’s filmography—one movie at a time. If you haven’t been following along so far, you can find a big explanation of the whys and wherefores on the handy table … Continue reading

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Review: “Take This Waltz”

So while the rest of you were off watching Batman last week, I was home being very very sick and wishing I was able to go out and see a movie. Pulling up Amazon VOD, I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts – The BBS Summer 4: “Drive, He Said”

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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Light Bondage: “The Living Daylights”

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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