Features

by / on December 19, 2014 at 12:50 am / in Everything Else, Features

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK LIVE-READ

I’ll say this right now and get it out of the way early… Living in L.A. definitely has its perks. So here’s the short version of the story… Early Tuesday afternoon I read an article that says Jason Retiman’s next […]

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by / on December 17, 2014 at 7:27 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: A REALITY CHRISTMAS  

I’ve already gone on record  naming Barbara Stanwyck as an actor you will love regardless of the character she plays. One of her more charming characters could easily be overlooked as a character simply offering comedic relief and holiday cheer.  However […]

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

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MERRY BOSSES

Bosses aren’t ideal characters. There’s a lot of reasons why: their very name is a negative adjective (don’t even think about adding “pants” to it, unless you’re Tina Fey, in which case it’s an awesome word); awful sequels are made about […]

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

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE MOST MAGICAL MACHINE TO FIX

Sometimes a film’s strengths can be so powerful that they leave the audience blind to the beauty of the quieter nuances of a story’s characters and their emotions. When released, Hugo was heralded by Roger Ebert as being “unlike any […]

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by / on November 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHAT HAPPINESS IS TO YOU

Zoe: You can’t make everyone happy. Poppy: There’s no harm in trying that Zoe, is there? Typically, actors don’t win Oscars for playing happy characters. Longsuffering, complicated, and even mentally unstable characters are the champions of award season. It’s difficult […]

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MAY LOVE BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR

It’s unusual for evil governments to throw a group of children together into an isolated area and demand that they fight to the death. However, there happens to be a few decent movies featuring that exact freakish scenario. In these […]

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by / on November 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CAREER GUIDE BY KEANU

A while ago, you received a guide to successful communication from Crazy Vince Vaughn. Hopefully those tips have yielded clearer and more creative communication in your life. The recent release of John Wick has offered an opportunity to review another different, […]

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by / on November 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE SCARY REAL

When it comes to analyzing characters, it’s a lot easier when they’re fictional. Completely fictional characters can be the target of no reservation, open scrutiny. This scrutiny can, and does still yield potent understanding about the realness we all breathe in […]

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by / on November 1, 2014 at 11:00 am / in Everything Else, Features

PETE & JUSTIN GET SCARED: THE FINAL WEEK

And so, we’ve made it the final week. I’ll be both sad to see October go and excited to not have to write a few hundred words on every movie I watch. This year has been fun, and it’s been […]

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by / on October 29, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE REALISTIC PROTAGONIST

October at Eternal Characters has been about creating a slow-cooked survival guide, which compiles actions and outlooks from some of horror’s best female protagonists. However, our final character in this series has a different but equally vital entry for our […]

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