Features

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 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 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 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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by / on August 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

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

The hero of the Mexico Trilogy’s El Mariachi is a Hesitant Hero, reluctant to embrace the new character the world was asking him to be. As we learned last week, the character El Mariachi clung too tight for too long […]

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by / on August 25, 2014 at 9:00 pm / in Features, Reviews, Vault Reviews

1984-A-THON: BEVERLY HILLS COP

So our good friend Todd Liebenow over at Forgotten Films (and, ya know, here) decided a few months ago that he was going to start an awareness campaign. No, he didn’t begin the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge… he decided to […]

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by / on August 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

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

It’s Trilogy Time! If you missed out on the exploration of freedom and change through the Cornetto Trilogy, give it a go, and then come back as we dive into Robert Rodriguez’ Mexico Trilogy. Over the next few weeks, through […]

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by / on July 30, 2014 at 2:57 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: BUCKLE UP

In this column, we’ve celebrated characters that make viewers experience something new, feel a wide range of emotions, and grow in our understanding as a whole. But the real test of any character, just like any person, is whether or not […]

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by / on July 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: FEELING DANGEROUSLY

Film characters often offer viewers a glimpse of the unknown: supplying the audience with two hours of a life they’ve never led, a profession they’ve never had, or a place they’ve never been. Other times, the glimpse of the unknown […]

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by / on July 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LIFE FINDS A WAY

Spoiler Alert: This article focuses on the 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes, yet offers no spoilers of the sequel, released this week. Mankind’s continued attempts to control or manipulate nature rarely end well. Simultaneously, many would argue […]

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