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"I'll Take Your Huggies and Whatever Cash You Got" Raising Arizona (1987)

The Coen Brothers are quite cool. Off the top of my head I can’t think of a single duo of filmmakers that consistently creates quality films (I mean, we’re obviously not counting the Wachowski Brothers). 297 more words

Nicolas Cage

Don’t Throw In The Towel

The Eagles lost to the Redskins today, 23-20. And it was pitiful and pathetic and painful to watch (didn’t I tell you not to watch?) Anyway . 306 more words


Cavalcade (1933)

I’ve been putting off writing this review. I have no strong opinions for Cavalcade, which has made it difficult to imagine what would end up on this blog. 1,531 more words

Academy Awards

Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel (1932) Director: Edmund Goulding

Grand Hotel is a wonderful film released by MGM, a winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is the only film to win Best Picture without any other individuals involved being nominated in another category. 216 more words



“We had to destroy the town in order to save it.” That quote, supposedly by a U.S. Army officer (and slightly distorted in popular retelling) encapsulated how many Americans came to feel about the Vietnam War. 1,394 more words

Academy Awards

The Power of Music in Film

There are a lot of films that don’t use music. Those films look towards the sounds in the film itself to convey the emotions they desire. 572 more words


Silent Treatment (Film Review)

It’s Sunday! Oscar movies are back in business!

The Artist. The Artist was the Best Picture Winner of 2012. It was the first comedy to win the award since Shakespeare in Love, the first silent movie Since Wings at the very first Academy Awards, and the first French film to win ever! 567 more words