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Film Review: Blood and Lace (1971)

There’s a bit in an episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip where the characters on the series serial-numbers-filed-off version of Saturday Night Live are working on a sketch for Thanksgiving where the turkey spurts absurd,  527 more words


Kubo and the Two Strings: Perfection in Animation

By Justin Rev Ino Tamang

Forget anything animated you have seen this year; Kubo and the Two Strings is here. 573 more words

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ASC Podcast Episode 9: Ghostbusters (2016)

This week on #AtlanticSC, Jason and Lee tackle one of the most divisive movies of 2016, Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. The movie stars Sony products such as Vaio, Blu-ray, and also others secretly owned by Sony such as Coca-Cola, H&M (who collaborate with Coca-Cola), Hi-C, and Pringles. 100 more words

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Saving Private Ryan: the only WWII film in which the Nazis are the good guys

Saving Private Ryan is a weird, contradiction-riddled film.

It throws gritty, gut-wrenching realism in its battle sequences together with preposterous Hollywood whimsy in its dialogue and in the psychology of its characters. 1,657 more words


Giovanni Scognamillo: Bir Sinematik Bakış

‘Tür sineması’nın alt katmanlarında bulunan ‘kült film’, dünyanın neresinde olursa olsun, alternatif kimliği dolayısıyla, ana akımın dışında tutulmaktan kurtulamamıştır. Ama şanslıyız ki bu yeraltına itilmiş hazine kaynağının, kitlelere ulaşması misyonuna kendilerini adamış elçileri bulunmakta. 664 more words


Deceptions & Lies: Bart Layton's "The Imposter"

Disturbingly haunting and so outrageous it’s hard to believe, The Imposter sketches the real-life story of master con artist Frederic Boudin.  Boudin, a smooth-talking French man from a broken home, had been making a living impersonating abused and neglected children when he decided to pose as Nicholas Barclay, a boy who went missing in 1994 from San Antonio. 469 more words


The Birth of a Nation (2016)

What began as a dream scenario of a rollout for a Sundance film turned into the worst kind of press an up and coming filmmaker could imagine. 619 more words