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Ogling Willem Dafoe...err...um...y'know, motion capture and Beyond: Two Souls...remember that?

Hey, friends. I’m exhausted. Exhausted in about every possible way that a human being can be exhausted. I blame Trump. And I’m not kidding. I used to have a happy-go-lucky, take-it-or-leave-it relationship with the news. 1,067 more words

Video Games

Best Collaborative Performance - a nuanced Oscar for a modern problem

I often find that modern problems are still approached with black and white solutions. As adults, we know that life is often gray and there are seldom two definitive choices to pick from. 160 more words

Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes

RISE was an unexpectedly good film that, despite being a slow burn, created a strong platform for the remaining sequels. DAWN was a fantastic follow up that added new layers of depth that, whilst suffering from the somewhat generic Hollywood third act, outdid its predecessor in almost every way.  646 more words


Review - War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Karin Konoval, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Ty Olsson, Michael Adamthwaite

There is a solid case to be made that the rebooted Planet of the Apes series is the best blockbuster franchise of the 21st century. 917 more words


An End to the War

A movie trilogy is a different animal than a series. Rather than an on-going story with repeat characters, a trilogy focuses on a story too large to fit in one movie. 874 more words

Movies & Reviews

A Motion Capture Ballet Is Coming to Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Rotunda

This fall, the Guggenheim Museum’s iconic, spiraling rotunda will play host to more than just art hung from the walls. The museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed entrance hall, which is lit by skylight and comprises a wrap-around ramp that climbs seven stories, will also be the site of a newly commissioned, site-specific work by artist Daniil Simkin, titled… 406 more words


War for the Planet of the Apes

Audiences don’t expect a blockbuster to provide intellectual stimulation, but on occasion, that desire does arise. In recent years, the rebooted Planet of the Apes… 574 more words