The movie, Smashed, is a about a young Los Angeles couple, Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and her husband Charlie (Aaron Paul), and their loving relationship in which they both love booze as much as each other, or more. 240 more words
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On Thursday award winning documentary filmmaker, Byron Hurt, came and spoke to our class and at a CLP. Hurt Talk about what it is like making a documentary that could be used as Social Activism, and how in each of his films he strived to change the way at least one person viewed their actions, or the actions of our country. 363 more words
Whereas marine activist Louie Psihoyos’ “The Cove” took an environmental crisis — specifically, the slaughter and sale of dolphins off the coast of Japan — and turned it into a white-knuckle suspense thriller, his even higher-stakes follow-up, “Racing Extinction,” feels disappointingly conventional by comparison, like something junior-high kids might watch on a slow day in science class. 865 more words
"There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job'" - Movie Review on Whiplash (2014)
“Not my tempo” is perhaps the most frequently repeated line in Whiplash by the ruthless conductor Fletcher of an elite music school. An extreme perfectionist, Fletcher is abusively demanding to members of his ensemble. 788 more words
After becoming a hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the film Dope is headed to theaters on June 19th.
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, the coming of age tale tells the story of a crew of 90s hip-hop geeks as they have a eventful day in The Bottoms, a rough area of Inglewood, CA. 73 more words