Category: Movies

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Sunday Morning! “Wavelength” by Michael Snow

This week, I got to see a 16 mm screening of Michael Snow’s groundbreaking 1967 experimental film ‘Wavelength’ without knowing anything about the film or the director beforehand.

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Sunday Morning! Obligatory Oscars Post (Pt. 1)

The glitz! The glamour! The self-importance! Gearing up for the 92nd Academy Awards with slightly (okay, largely) irreverent impressions of: “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”, “1917”, “Jojo Rabbit”, and “Joker”.

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I Want to be Kissed by a Scoundrel

Heads up, dudes, YOU’RE the ones that can’t control yourselves, some of you. Why don’t you let me decide what I like and want for myself?

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Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

How much more satisfying might a romance be if you could see yourself there, not just a faceless, shapeless, personality-less blob like Bella Swan?

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Romance Before Bros

This time I’m actually reading GOOD romances instead of trashy ones.It’s a lot of work, and do you know why I’m doing this? It’s because romance MATTERS.

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2019 In Film: A Monumental Year For Cinema

An endless supply of franchises, big box office numbers, a stellar and different kind of Oscar buzz lineup, and a breakthrough for a gamechanger in how we view film

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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Palpatine

Discussing The Rise of Skywalker without spoilers is not an easy task. If you’ve seen every trailer and every clip, you’ve not seen much of the film at all.

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Best Jedi?

The Last Jedi is the Star Wars film I’ve most dreaded reviewing, and not for anything to do with the film itself. A small minority of self-described fans not only hate the film, but seem intent on ruining Star Wars for everyone else.

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The Silence of The Mandalorian

Why is the Disney+ Star Wars series so good, when the movies have seemingly struggled? The Mandalorian knows when to just shut up and enjoy the scenery.

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Saga Awakens

This is the eighth in a series of reviews I am writing for each of the live-action theatrical Star Wars films. I’ll be reviewing the films in release order in order to give the...

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Fake People, Pure Product

Joyfully imagining something might be true in the privacy of one’s own mind seems a very different thing than “profiting from” and “getting off on” it. Exploitative. The word is exploitative.

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Harry Potter and the Many Faces of Motherhood

Harry Potter, both on screen and in the books, is also about the many iterations of motherhood, how it manifests, and the many ways in which it alters the world.