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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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by / on July 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: BAD FISH

Tell me are you a badfish too? Ain’t got no quarrels with God. Ain’t got no time to grow old. Won’t somebody get me off of this reef?  - Sublime, “Bad Fish“ The scared-of-water police chief. The blue-eyed, sarcastic carcaradon carcharias […]

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by / on July 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LET FREEDOM RING

“We want to be free. We want to be free to do want we want to do. And we want to get loaded. And we want to have a good time.”  - Gary King in The World’s End It’s no […]

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by / on June 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: FREE THE CORNETTOS! PART III

“[humans are] more belligerent, more stubborn and more idiotic than you could ever imagine.”  – Gary King (Simon Pegg), The World’s End “Face it, we are the human race and we don’t like being told what to do!” – Andrew Knightly […]

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by / on June 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: COPS FOR CORNETTOS, PART II

Spoiler Alert: This article doesn’t skirt around the plot points of Hot Fuzz, and includes spoilers on the motivations, decapitations, and redemptions of the film’s characters. Last week, in the face of a zed-word apocalypse, we learned the significance of […]

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by / on June 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CORNETTOS FOR LIFE, PART 1

Movie trilogies have added unforgettable characters to the film canon. And while they may also yield exponential blockbuster profits, trilogies also allow for increased character growth, with longer time frames creating the possibility of more nuanced development and detailed narratives. The […]

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by / on June 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE ROM COM CRIME

Do you regularly ask yourself why romantic comedies aren’t actually funny? It’s probably at least crossed your mind, unless rom coms are truly your movie bread and butter. In which case, keep buttering it on and enjoy. But the rest […]

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by / on May 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S LIFE: OUR RULES OF THE GAME

Dark days exist between the last basketball dribble and the first kickoff of football season. If that makes any sense to you, then you’re probably not a huge baseball fan either. But sports aside, it’s hard to argue with the […]

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by / on May 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: ALL CHILDREN GROW UP

Right now in other realms of pop culture, the fad saying might be “All Men Must Die,” but in some stories, a less grueling concept also exists: “All Children Grow Up.” My Neighbor Totoro is not a coming of age […]

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by / on May 14, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHAT MAKES A MOVIE MONSTER?

“Monsters are not born…they are made and unmade on the variable scales of human sympathy.” - Susan J. Wolfson on Frankenstein’s Monster As you may have heard, film folks are pretty amped up (see today’s TGITDNMAR) about an upcoming movie featuring […]

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