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Chung Sun's Human Lanterns

Today I watched Chung Sun’s Human Lanterns (1982)

While Wuxia had dominated the cinema of Hong Kong since the Sixties, the Eighties brought a broadening of the industries focus.   412 more words

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There is a cool new trailer for Orphanage director  J. A. Bayona’s new fantasy thriller A Monster Calls. Film is written by Patrick Ness from his book about a young boy (Lewis MacDougall) who is visited by a monster (voiced by Liam Neeson) while dealing with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) terminal illness. 27 more words

Batman Week Day 2: Tim Burton's Batman Returns

Today I watched Tim Burton’s Batman Returns (1992)

While people pretty much universally praise the first Tim Burton Batman film, this sequel does not get nearly as much love.   679 more words

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Batman Week Day 1: Tim Burton's Batman

Today I watched Tim Burton’s Batman (1989)

This week I take a look at Batman, one of the most popular and iconic superheroes of all time and his live action film appearances from Burton to Nolan.   597 more words

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M. dot Strange's We Are the Strange

Today I watched M. dot Strange’s We Are the Strange (2007)

As technology advances it becomes easier and cheaper for people to use it, this is often referred to as a democratization of the process.   512 more words

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Alex Proyas' The Crow

Today I watched Alex Proyas’ The Crow (1994)

Set in a fantastical and gothic rendition of Detroit, The Crow begins with the brutal murder of Eric Draven and his fiancee at the hands of four brutal thugs on the night before Halloween.   384 more words

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Swiss Army Man (2016) Movie Review

Swiss Army Man begins with Hank (Paul Dano) about to hang himself, a corpse washing upon shore, and lots and lots of farting. The movie is, in short, a story of friendship between a stranded man and a corpse. 371 more words

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