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Smoke and Mirrors: The Usual Suspects, Still Fooling Us 20 Years On

Since the beginning of film history, motion pictures have been lying to us. The truth is that movies are an illusion and the earliest filmmakers (Lumière Brothers, Georges Méliès and Edwin S. 934 more words

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The unusual suspects

Note: Every Friday, The A.V. Club, my favorite pop cultural site on the Internet, throws out a question to its staff members for discussion, and I’ve decided that I want to join in on the fun. 995 more words


"You know how this works..."

Note: This post is the twenty-first installment in my author’s commentary for Eternal Empire, covering Chapter 22. You can read the previous installments here… 846 more words


The Most Iconic Coffee Moments in Film [Sponsored]

You’re not the only one to need a 3pm pickmeup or a morning jolt from a quick cup of joe. Coffee plays a big role in some of our favorite films, for some of cinema’s most memorable characters. 209 more words


Your daily Keep the Faith- more info on The Usual Suspects and X-Men

Q: “Does the structure of this film hark back to The Usual Suspects, which played around with time?”

Singer: “Yes. In fact, in two ways. One, structurally, and also in the way I’ve shot it. 867 more words


The Usual Suspects - Wait, What?


I watched The Usual Suspects with great expectations – and came out heavily disappointed. For a film that hedged so much on its ending, you would think that they would have put a lot more thought into it. 207 more words

A Common Strategy

Matilda was the kind of little girl who’d steal things and blame it on her brother.