Everything Else

by / on July 1, 2015 at 7:27 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (7/3/15)

This week’s edition of TGITDNMAR is posting on the 26th Wednesday of 2015 (I counted). There are 52 Wednesdays this year (also counted), which means, as I’m sure all of you mathematically inclined folks have already figured out, this is […]

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by / on June 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

YOU’RE NEEDED

I’ve put off writing this for days, because I wasn’t quite certain what I wanted to write…or what I was capable of writing. How do you go about expressing grief for an actor you’ve never met, never spoken to, never […]

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by / on June 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LADY CHARACTER BILL OF RIGHTS

Discussions abound about what makes a good female character in film. Namely, these discussions are born in the recognition of a lack of quality roles for women in movies. However, sometimes it’s as necessary to point out and discuss the good roles, as […]

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by / on June 24, 2015 at 5:53 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (6/26/15)

For the third week in a row TGITDNMAR Is without its usua…oh wait, no. I’m me. Sorry about that. And for bailing on you these last two weeks. And for Justin. He’s just the worst, right? In all seriousness, a […]

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by / on June 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

RE-BIRTH OF A NATION

In the aftermath of the horrific and racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, SC this past week, discussion has once more arisen about the “place” of the Confederate flag in South Carolinian history and, more importantly, in front of the state capitol. […]

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by / on June 18, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (06/19/2015)

Another week… another TGITDNMAR without it’s usual writer. (Standing ovation! Minutes of applause!) Guys… seriously…. keep it down. I don’t want Pete to feel bad about himself. In case you were wondering, the Conway wedding was a fantastic affair. Many […]

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by / on June 17, 2015 at 2:56 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CHARACTER GOALS

Movies that aim to use their main characters to make a point can easily betray their goal with heavy-handedness, muddling their message by proclaiming it too loudly. As the round of 16 kicks off for the 2015 Women’s World Cup, […]

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by / on June 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE ENEMIES OF FUN

Over the weekend, the latest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise broke box office records, all but ensuring another sequel, perhaps more than one. Despite a fairly even critical split on the film’s quality (the film has a 70% Rotten […]

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by / on June 10, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (06/12/15)

Well, hello there. It’s… not Pete! (Confetti! Balloons! Streamers!) Mr. Conway is getting married this weekend (I should know – I’m flying across the country to stand in a line of gentlemen next to him) so he’s a little preoccupied […]

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by / on June 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

RELUCTANT ASSASSINS

Don’t kidnap Liam Neeson’s daughter. Don’t kill Keanu Reeves’s dog. Don’t bully Jason Statham’s kid. Of course, there are quite a few movies that hinge on someone, somewhere, thinking that it’s a good idea to do just that. The results […]

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