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FLIX PIX (22): "The Stunning Artistry of THE MILL AND THE CROSS"


(directed by Lech Majewski, 2011)

****+ (out of 5)

> Prepare to be astounded.

. This film is AS VISUALLY STUNNING AS ANY FILM I HAVE EVER SEEN!   284 more words

Kevin Keelan

10 of the Most Gorgeous Uses of Color in Film

I shared a video a while back about Stanley Kubrick’s use of red.  Commentary regarding color in film which includes movie clips is always a good thing.   45 more words




USA, 2015


The film begins as it ends, a plain black screen. The father hears the voice of his daughter on a recorded message. The inference is clear. 1,451 more words

"The King of Comedy" (1983) Dir. by Martin Scorsese

I took issue with this film. It’s not a wholly bad film, but let me discuss it in relationship to Sidney Lumet’s NetworkThe King of Comedy… 202 more words


Harry Potter Years 1-3 Podcast

In our second podcast, we reflect on the first three Harry Potter films: Harry Potter & the Whimsical Misappropriation of Turbans, Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secretions and Inferences… 66 more words

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FLIX PIX (18): "A Trip to ELYSIUM"



(directed by Neill Blomkamp, 2013)

(*** out of 5)

> A beautiful package, from a potentially great director (whose very first film DISTRICT 9 was nominated for Best Picture), this box office smash is just what everyone said: okay, but no DISTRICT 9.   438 more words

Kevin Keelan

The Social Network (Fincher, 2010)

I am periodically re-publishing the posts that I want to preserve from the previous incarnation of this blog, just in case I ever lose control of that site or it vanishes. 1,154 more words