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Committed (Calexico)

Committed is a 2000 film from indie director Lisa Krueger that charts the misadventures of an optimist who stalks her ex during his attempts to “find himself” in the deserts of Texas. 504 more words

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Capsule Review: The Two Faces of January

The Two Faces of January is the perfect title for this movie because it is so two-faced. The first face promises the audience beauty, setting it in the lush streets of Greece, which are truly beautiful. 250 more words

Son of Rambow (Joby Talbot)

Part coming-of-age story, part loving parody of 1980s action movies, 2007’s Son of Rambow tells the tale of a British schoolchild from a strict religious family who accidentally sees… 512 more words

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Awards Circle: Wild, Still Alice, Guardians of the Galaxy

Here are the latest films I’d seen (the third was embarrassingly the last) which are all contenders in the Oscar race. Reese Witherspoon and Julianne Moore star in last year’s rarity of under-appreciated female-focused films while… 492 more words


Movie Review: 'English Only, Please', 'Halik sa Hangin'

Warning: These two films are not particularly flattering telling of love onscreen. Benefiting from its Metro Manila Film Festival boost, English Only, Please is a crowd-pleaser that charms with its imperfect yet sincere script that could definitely be improved (ex. 294 more words


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Joby Talbot)

Douglas Adams’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is one of the few truly multimedia creations to explode into the popular consciousness. The witty and oft-absurd saga science fiction saga of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Marvin the Paranoid Android, and a supporting cast numbering in the hundreds began life as a BBC radio serial in 1978, the show’s tight deadlines serving as a comic crucible for Adams and his cast. 861 more words

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Capsules III

These have been fun to do, so I’m going to make them a fairly regular feature.

Something I’m watching: Fate/Stay Night

I’m giving this one another shot after thoroughly enjoying Fate/Zero. 957 more words