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Brilliant Moment: Up

*Spoilers, ye be warned…

How great of a moment is this beginning sequence! Never have I seen a movie (yet) where I feel like I have experienced a lifetime with characters in a matter of four and a half minutes. 500 more words

Why Coraline is a Terrible Protagonist

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Coraline.

Recently, I decided to watch Coraline for the first time.  Considering I’m some eight years late, you may be able to guess that I am not particularly the type of person who watches movies often.  1,289 more words


On Beginning a Story

I have noticed that in stories I write, at the beginning, the protagonists are always running:

On Writing

Brilliant Moment: The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King

*Spoilers, ye be warned…

Before reading this article, know that I am a HUGE Lord of the Rings fan. I have read all the books and seen all of the extended movies several times. 488 more words

The Kings of Summer - Kids who ruled the woods.

The Kings of Summer (originally Toy’s House) is a 2013 American independent coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Vogt-Roberts.  This is the story of three teenagers who carry out a plan to leave their dysfunctional parents, build a house in the woods and live off the land. 666 more words

Thursday Night at the Cinema (bonus)

Happy Thursday!

This is one of those ideas I mentioned in my post, “100 posts and going!”, where I have the this idea rolling around in my mind.   409 more words

Film Analysis: Enemy (2013)

Enemy is one of the most stunning films I’ve seen this year. Its genius is composite and gestaltic; it lies in the mind-blowing script of Gullón, the paradisal and dystopic direction of Villeneuve, and the compelling yet disturbing acting by Gyllenhaal. 1,376 more words

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