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Still Alice

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Few can argue the versatility and sheer talent of actress Julianne Moore who I think has come on leaps and bounds over the years to become the new Meryl Streep or Helen Mirren.  264 more words


[VIDEO] First trailer for Former Gawker COO’s ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ Documentary Released

Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films today debuted the first trailer for the upcoming biographical film centered around Steve Jobs. “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine… 121 more words

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Spirited Away (2001) and Postmodern Japan

Dear Readers, Spirited Away was initially released on July 20, 2001. In tribute to my favorite animated film, I offer a bonus post.

Here is a very edited excerpt from my much longer article exploring Japanese cinema through postmodern Japanese philosopher Hiroki Azuma. 1,426 more words


Walt Disney Studios Tour

In June of the program, I had the amazing opportunity to go on a tour of Walt Disney Studios! As in my previous post, this was an event you could sign up for on the events calendar. 134 more words

Book Review: ‘Judi Dench: Behind the Scenes’

Earlier in the year, I was very pleased to find out that I had won a copy of Judi Dench: Behind the Scenes. This is my brief (albeit, slightly late) review of the book. 212 more words


Jake Gyllenhaal talks career sacrifices, praises 'Southpaw' director Antoine Fuqua for 'taking risks'

Stars gathered in New York City this week to celebrate the highly anticipated premiere of the boxing drama Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, 50 Cent and Forest Whitaker. 361 more words