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Book of Job Redux -- "In the Heart of the Sea"

by Gabriel Valdez

There’s no way to put this simply or without making a really bad pun, but critics are missing the boat on “In the Heart of the Sea.” It’s too many films, they say. 1,147 more words


The Stevens on the State of the Game

In an earlier post — Soderbergh Raids the Ark — I shared Steven Soderbergh’s very revealing experiment in which he turned Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark  107 more words

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Video: Pulp Fiction and the Birth of the Cool

Matt Zoller Seitz and his colleagues at Indiewire’s Press Play have created a series of 10 -12 minute video essays (collectively called “On the Q.T.”) that explore individual Tarantino films and his approach to filmmaking.  31 more words

Opinion Leaders

How sign language thriller The Tribe teaches you to watch it

Set in a boarding school for deaf teenagers, with dialogue entirely in untranslated sign language, Miroslav Slaboshpitsky’s debut feature, The Tribe, is as much about rewiring how you watch films as it is about anything that happens within it. 962 more words


Movie Review: Jurassic World

“The Park is Open”. Finally.

Ten years since Jurassic Park III hit theaters we finally get to see dinosaurs rock the big screen again in  883 more words


Lessons to Watch

We recommend an article telling three lessons one can learn from director Wes Anderson, whose film The Grand Budapest Hotel won Oscars lately, but what is more important – won our hearts implicitly. 55 more words

Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel

I was reading an article titled The Best Design Books of 2015 that featured a book that caught my attention. The book was about a movie that recently won four Oscars for best 1) costume design 2) makeup and hairstyling 3) original score and 4) production design. 151 more words