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"Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" and -just read it already it's a great goddamn novel, ok?

One of my favorite novels of the year, this book does very many things extremely well. It’s one of the best examples of free indirect narrations I’ve ever come across, with the narrative voice a seamless mix of the invisible third-person narrator (educated in his vocabulary and nuanced in his prose) and the main character, Billy (very clever and perceptive, but with little education and virtually no opportunities to develop as a human being). 457 more words


Romance Film Guru #1 - A Beloved Jane Austen Adaptation

Welcome to the newest column for The Wiz Says: The Romantic Film Guru

In these columns, The Wiz will revisit some of the best, worst, overrated and  1,827 more words


The Jungle Book - Official Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer to Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book has recently dropped, and visually it reminds me of Ang Lee’s Life of Pi (which isn’t a bad thing, especially considering that it was remarkably successful despite the having actors unknown to most Americans–and probably a large percentage of international audiences as well–with perhaps the exception of Gérald Depardieu and if you push it, Rafe Spall and Irrfan Khan). 43 more words


Thumbsucker Part 3: Behind the Scenes

To conclude my Social Anxiety in Movies series on Thumbsucker, I will take a look behind the scenes of the film at the actors, writers, and director. 2,370 more words

Social Anxiety

MOVIE REVIEW | Brokeback Mountain (2005)

“This is a one-shot thing we got goin’ on here.”

In 1980, Ordinary People embarrassingly won the best Picture Oscar over Raging Bull.  A decade later, the Academy trumped that immense shitting of the bed when… 491 more words


Gay sex scenes top viewer poll

Brokeback Mountain and Black Swan polled highest among viewers who were asked to choose their favourite on screen trysts.

The results of a poll to find Britain’s favourite movie sex scene has seen two two gay romps chart in the Top 3. 374 more words


7 Favorite Cinematic Cocks

by Jason Suzuki

WARNING: Depending on where you work, this list may be deemed NSFW.

Female full-frontal is a lot more common than male full-frontal in the movies. 600 more words

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