Everything Else

by / on September 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: A WOMAN’S INTUITION

Regardless of the characters they play, there are certain actors that always manage to wrangle the audience onto their side. Whether playing villain or hero, these actors retain the trust and support of the viewer for a combination of reasons. […]

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by / on September 17, 2014 at 8:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (9/19/14)

Hi again. I’m back, just like I am every week around this time. Since you’ve presumably been reading this column for the past few months (and if not, then welcome!), none of this is new information for you. I have […]

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by / on September 12, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Film School Friday

FILM SCHOOL FRIDAY LESSON #37 – HOW TO MAKE A DISNEY MOVIE

Last time, Film School Friday taught readers how to stay awake for late night movies. If you invested in the kind of eye clamps seen in A Clockwork Orange, your eyes will now be dryer than the Sahara Desert and […]

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by / on September 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: TOP FIVE ALL TIME

There are countless ways to convey character. In the age old book vs. movie battle, movies often lose for me when it comes to developing their characters. However, one of the ways film can create and ripen characters that books cannot, […]

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by / on September 10, 2014 at 8:32 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (9/12/14)

Ok, so we’re finally here. Real, adult movies that people who care about movies actually care about. Or something like that. Movies I care about, at least. At any rate, the depressing state of the box office – Guardians of […]

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by / on September 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE PROMISED LAND

Last week I speculated on the possible motivations behind Ridley Scott casting predominantly white, Anglo-European actors in the lead roles of his upcoming Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. Now I’d like to consider what position Scott’s Exodus occupies in […]

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by / on September 3, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE UNFREE HERO

  Carolina: What do you want in life? El Mariachi: To be free. Carolina: Simple. El Mariachi: No. Fans of the first two installments of the Mexico Trilogy likely met Robert Rodriguez’ conclusion to the franchise in Once Upon A […]

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by / on September 3, 2014 at 7:09 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (9/5/14)

I know that last week I promised you that better times were just around the corner at the box office, but I have to admit that I kind of lied to you. It wasn’t intentional – I’m just kind of […]

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by / on September 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

A PROBLEM OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS

The film will not come to theaters until December, but Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings has already known its share of controversy. In case you were unfamiliar with the upheaval over Scott’s proclaimed “historical” telling of the […]

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by / on August 30, 2014 at 9:00 am / in Features, Reviews, Vault Reviews

1984-A-THON: THE HIT

What’s the 1984-A-THON? Excellent question. Since fellow MILFer Justin Gott already posted his review for the project, and because I’m entirely too lazy to take the time to come up with my own explanation, I’ll blatantly steal his: “So our […]

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