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What I Learned from the Train {Snowpiercer}

My first impression of this film was the sheer epic nature of the whole thing. Bong Joon-Ho’s grand creation struck me as dark and poetic, a vast portent of humanity’s most hideous failings, and most beautiful heroics. 405 more words

The Closing Months of Cinema for 2014

It seems as though everyone’s eyes at the moment are turned to the big summer films that are to be released. We’ve just had Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  2,777 more words

Thoughts and Analysis of 'Shame' by Steve McQueen

It’s always a refreshing experience for a film fanatic to watch a film that they know very little about and find that it is a diamond in the rough. 1,757 more words

Underrated and Under-appreciated: Last Action Hero

Here’s a surprise! I’m writing another Underrated Under-Appreciated about a movie that spoofs other movies. That’s 3 of the 5 I’ve written. If you couldn’t tell, I really like self-referential humor. 1,493 more words

Underrated And Under-appreciated

Begin Again: a perfect film for music lovers and romantics

If I could say just one word about the movie Begin Again, it would be, “Fabulous.”

However, I do have a few more things to say about this wonderfully fresh, alive, very “real” romance drama. 365 more words


Essay: Surrealism - the Sweet Life of the Mind and Sky

With Federico Fellini’s abandonment of his neo-realistic roots in favour of a newfound surrealist movement, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s absurdist LSD-fuelled anti-consumerist pieces, and Terry Gilliam’s anti-bureaucratic take on an Orwellian dystopia, surrealism is less an exercise in the strange, and more a critical dissection of specific authority: industry, society, and government in various historical contexts. 1,817 more words