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My Grandma Was A Wes Craven Fan

My grandmother and I differ vastly in our movie preferences. She gravitates toward light musicals such as Mamma Mia and cringes when I bring up Alfred Hitchcock’s suspense thrillers. 584 more words

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'Aloha' Has a Lot of Problems

A heavily edited and largely rewritten version of this review originally appeared on spiked. I’m not a precious writer but it’s weird being credited with something that no longer sounds like you. 852 more words

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Review: El Topo (1970)

And some people say cinema isn’t an art form.

Directed By: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Released: 1970

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Jose Legarreta

Reader, take a seat, we need to have a talk. 930 more words

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Review

“Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father’s passing.”

Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) is arguably the greatest character to ever grace the screen of cinema. He is definitely one of its most powerful. 568 more words

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Film Review: Paper Moon

Paper Moon is a period film set during the Great Depression/Prohibition, following the stories of a recently orphaned child (Addie Loggins), and Moses “Moze” Pray, a con artist making his way across the United States, selling bibles to the newly-widowed. 563 more words

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Inside-Out (2015)

Pixar used to be the reliable go-to studio when it came to animation. For ten years they didn’t make a bad film. These days with their last great original film was… 475 more words

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The Rise and Fall of the Disaster Genre of the 1970s: Part 1, 1970-1974

*This is Part 1 of a two part feature

The disaster film genre of the 1970s is a highly unique and relatively assertive period in film noire. 2,624 more words

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