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Family Day

Last Monday was Family Day and the weather outside was awesome, so we took advantage of it. We were feeling a bit lazy in the morning, so we just walked up to our little park down the street from our house. 76 more words


2017 Academy Award nominees

So, tonight is the 89th Academy Awards, aka Oscars. It’s being held in one of Los Angeles’ most iconic theatres – the Kodak theatre.

Unfortunately, due to work and academic (lol) commitments, I can’t be in attendance tonight, but I will be watching from the comfort of my own home, in my dressing gown and other pyjama type clothing items. 479 more words

S/cene [1]: The Social Network

This is an idea that has been sitting in my mind for a while.  Breaking down a film scene can be superficial and numbing, but can also open up film to a whole new realm of ideas. 850 more words


The 2017 Oscars: Who Should Win

As anyone who pays even the slightest attention to movies may know, winning an Academy Award is not necessarily any indicator of a film’s quality. At best, the Oscars are an annual barometer for the taste and political ideals of the culture – or, of Hollywood at least – that provide a box office boost to some films that might have gone otherwise unseen, and career boosts to the talented filmmakers who crafted them. 5,513 more words


John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

After seeing John Wick (Keanu Reeves) come out of retirement, Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) returns to John to collect a debt. When Wick fulfills his contract, D’Antonio puts a bounty on his head. 846 more words