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Netflix and chill #1: 6 years

As someone who studies film at University, I actually watch surprisingly few movies, and don’t have a typical ‘look at me I’m a liberal arts film student’ taste. 756 more words


'Terminator Genisys' (2015) by Alan Taylor

After sitting for two hours in a movie theater watching Terminator Genisys I can tell you that I have a burning desire for this franchise to die already. 684 more words


Black Mass

‘Black Mass’ is a hollow gangster film lacking in tension or surprises but highlights the need for a thematic centre in your filmmaking.

‘Black Mass’ chronicles the true story of the years spent by Boston gangster Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp) as an FBI informant. 479 more words


'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' (2013) by Adam McKay

Honestly, I thought this would suck. I liked the first Anchorman, I consider one of the funniest movies I’ve seen, and well, for some reason I’m especially skeptical towards sequels of comedy movies. 251 more words



Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014, Chuck Workman)

Is it possible to love the cinema and not love Orson Welles? It would be like loving Christmas but not rating Santa Claus; he’s the guy who provides the magic. 290 more words


'Anchorman' (2004) by Adam McKay

Anchorman is the first movie that made me laugh even before the opening credits start. The cartoony meta-humour is blended perfectly with the live action settings, a formula that hasn’t been done right in ages but made of this movie a cult phenomenon, along with its smart, satirical plot. 161 more words


Learning to Drive

Learning to Driveisnt merely a lesson on navigating the road but on navigating life and teaching yourself to adapt to whatever comes ahead. 468 more words