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Movie Review: Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer is dark and it’s hilarious, it’s subtle and it’s over the top, it’s violent and it’s gentle. It’s all these things without being too much. 634 more words


Hercules (Brett Ratner, 2014)

A truly terrible movie.

If you want to learn about bad movies, go watch this one.

If you want to make bad movies, study this one; copy the techniques. 123 more words


Only Lovers Left Alive

That Tilda Swinton is an odd creature, isn’t she? A bizarre-looking, androgynous-appearing being, she nevertheless manages to pull off an alluring, unusual sexiness and sensuality in certain roles. 515 more words


Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor (2013)

Warning: We’ve tried to keep spoilers to a minimum, but please advised that if you’ve still yet to see the 50th Anniversary Special of Doctor Who, you’re best looking elsewhere for now. 663 more words

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Review: Snowpiercer

Sometimes having the spectacle of a blockbuster is nice, but it is always an accomplishment when a director can bring a humanity to the characters that are posed to be larger than life with the giant action pieces and large scale mayhem they have to coordinate through to achieve their goal. 582 more words


Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) – The Life and Times of Adam and Eve

What could Jim Jarmusch add to the obsolete and worn down folklore of vampires? An offbeat reprise, with harmonic scores from Jozef van Wissem and Jarmusch’s own, … 1,021 more words


Review: Snowpiercer (Bong, 2013)

I couldn’t tell from watching the trailer if Snowpiercer was going to be pretty good or incredibly bad. It turns out that I found it pretty bad, but everyone else in the world seems to think it’s good. 720 more words