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"Old Fashioned": A Movie Review

I have read a lot of blog posts recently about the blockbuster movie “50 Shades of Grey.” I never read the books, I don’t plan on seeing the movie. 477 more words

Movies

What David Cronenberg Doesn't Get About Rotten Tomatoes (and Online Film Criticism)

It seems, at times, like there are more thinkpieces on whether critics still matter than there are reviews by working critics; it’s one of those perennial subjects that pops up with an alarming frequency in commentary corners, like whether TV is better than movies and what… 930 more words

Film

Selma backlash: Is it a gender issue?

Oscar nominations haven’t been announced yet, but there’s already a campaign to dethrone an Oscar hopeful. Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay, is a solid choice for film critics (100% on Rotten Tomatoes), but in the weeks following its release, the film has come up against criticism for its portrayal of President Lyndon B. 853 more words

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Dan's All-Time Top 100 - The Complete List

Dan’s Top 100 Movies

The Complete List

(Jan 1 2015)

Happy 2015!!! I am often asked for movie recommendations. Here is a good place to start. 573 more words

Dan Burjoski On Film

Should Movies Be Reviewed Subjectively or Objectively?

The lowest rung of humanity is populated by the couch critics, the apathetic advisors who, from a detached perch of safety, believe that every whim that breezes over their small minds, and every one of their witless arguments, ought to carry the same weight as the hard-won wisdom of those who are actually in the fight, whose minds have been sharpened with real-world experience, whose legends are being forged by action.

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