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Skip's Quips: Theory of 'Frozen'

I think the reason Frozen was such a hit was marketing.

Ads for the animated film were all over TV. They got people to see it. 152 more words


Podcast Review: What's Korean Cinema?

I may be wrong, but I think the answer to the question is that it’s cinema, from Korea!

Film Criticism

Film Review: Bernie

Bernie’s story may be straightforward, but its presentation elevates it to something higher.

Richard Linklater, Bernie’s director and Jack Black, its main star, have notably worked together before on 2003’s… 491 more words

Film Criticism

The Raid 2, Last Days on Mars & Machete Kills

As previously noted, my least favourite part of writing this blog is writing this bit at the beginning.  My second least favourite part is thinking of titles.  1,535 more words


The Hunt (2012) - This is my Rifle, This is my Gun... Both Make Me Superior to Women.

Despite a small budget and funding secured from about half a dozen Scandinavian film funds, The Hunt premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival where it was the first Danish film to make it into the competition for about 14 years. 3,668 more words


Clay, the Four Word Film Reviewer

A couple of years ago I was heavily into concocting and submitting four-word film reviews to the website of the same name. I made some online friends and had a blast, but something equivalent to a shift of the Earth’s axis happened when I got divorced, and I lost touch. 37 more words