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The Dark Knight Rises

Three days ago, as I watched Batman Begins for the first time, an intriguing thought came to mind.
“This story has the potential to become an engaging tragedy”, I mused as I watched Alfred Pennyworth (Michael Caine) drag a limping Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) across a burning mansion and into a secret entrance to the batcave. 53 more words


Film Review - Spectre

By Brian Surber

Follow-ups are hard. Making The Dark Knight Rises, The Matrix Reloaded, Jaws 2, Weekend at Bernie’s II, The Hobbit, and countless others was probably very hard. 871 more words


1 in a million

Once again I have been away for quite awhile, mind you I have actually been up to a lot of stuff since my last post, for example I moved to a new country! 514 more words

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The Perfect Propaganda of the Dark Knight Rises

Most of us associate Hollywood and hollywood movies as liberal things. But that’s really not true at all. In fact, it seems that more and more, the movie industry is increasingly conservative. 1,221 more words


Motion Picture Thoughts #1 - Should The Academy Go Back To 5 Nominations?

Back in 2009 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that they would expand the total number of possible nominations for Best Picture from 5 to 10. 655 more words

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Star Wars Breaks Insane Records

If you had told me last week just how much money Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to make in the first day of ticket pre-sales I would have laughed at you and called you an idiot.   402 more words


Gotham Does Not Have a Joker Problem. It Has a Sin Problem.

(Guest editorial from Hewitt Lyman, city councilman and longtime member of Gotham City Baptist Church.) 480 more words