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Rapid Review: Romeo + Juliet (1996)

“Did my heart love ’til now? Forswear its sight. For I never saw true beauty ’til this night.”
– Romeo

SYNOPSIS: Classic story of Romeo and Juliet, set in a modern-day city of Verona Beach. 422 more words

Movies

Shutter Island

So Martin Scorsese made this perfect movie where there is a clear and unambiguous dichotomy between good and evil and because of the hard boiled nature of the protagonist some evil must occasionally be committed to do good. 213 more words

Drama

Martin Scorsese Short 'The Audition' Won't Be Ready For Venice Film Festival

Martin Scorsese’s short film The Audition will not be screening at the Venice Film Festival next month after all. The festival said today that because of “unexpected technical problems” the roughly 17-minute short will not be ready in time for the September 2-12 fest. 38 more words

News

You Always Look So Cool: Notes on Great Gatsby

Originally published on 7/4/13.

Great Gatsby, 2013.

Baz Luhrmann’s films are often disparaged as celebrations of empty excess, but I’ve always thought he was a genius at using spectacle to inspire empathy for characters living in unfamiliar worlds. 1,316 more words

Film

Five years later, Inception remains history's greatest film

Yes, it’s been five years since Inception first lit movie screens.  Well, plus about a month and a half.  It has stayed fresh for us, without a sequel or rumor of one, the whole time.   2,221 more words

On Writing

A Lady, Miss Madison Louise, and Leonardo.

Miss Madison Louise is a beautiful woman from Australia, she is a make up artist and a model. One of the reasons why I love her, is she takes inspiration from Pin-up girls and she delivers it flawlessly. 75 more words

Art

I(Almost) Got Scammed

I almost paid a scammer $900.

Yeah. My post-college adventures have reached new heights.

I’ve told this story so many times to my banker, parents, and friends that I don’t even want to go through the shame of reliving it via blog post, so here’s the short version. 281 more words