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New Indie Thursday: Don Jon

Yesterday I wrote about Life During Wartime. In this movie, several characters were bogged down with annoying character traits that were conceits of the screenwriter. To emerge out of these traits into a realized character was not easy for any of the actors to pull off in that movie. 585 more words


50/50 Film Review

By: Diego Girgado

I recently had the chance to watch the film 50/50, which is directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Will Reiser. The storyline follows a 27 year old man named Adam, he is a writer for a radio station and is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. 206 more words


The Results Are in...

Last week I posted a poll asking the readers who would be best suited for the role of Keanu Reeves for the musical (that is, if Mr. 141 more words

Keanu The Musical

Donning My Thinking Cap: How Do We Feel About 'Don Jon'?

I’d heard mixed reviews about this one, and after the first few minutes I wasn’t too sure myself. Let’s talk about Don Jon.

**Spoiler Alert** I touch on how things end up in this one, so be cautious! 1,530 more words


Don Jon

8/10 Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut Don Jon is a simple story with good pacing and just enough romantic flair to make it above average. It is a fresh outlook on narcissist tendencies and dynamics of romantic relationships. 522 more words


Treasure Planet (2002)

A Disney animated version of “Treasure Island”. The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.


What Don Jon Teaches Us About Love, Sex & Selfishness


As promised, here’s the follow-up to my post on why Christians should consider watching Don Jon. Here I’ll discuss the film’s significant scenes and themes.  1,805 more words