Monthly Archives: July 2014

Review: Boyhood (2014)

Time has always been a pillar for the cinema, whether looking at how a film simply shows a compressed amount of time from a particular point of view or more pointed experimentations with the concept showcased with pictures such as … Continue reading

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Discussion: Under the Skin Ending

In my original review of Under of the Skin, I briefly touched on the ending of the picture, remarking that the alien`s reveal looked more like a cyber infused Edmund Munch painting, as opposed to the usual Hollywood, alien reveal, … Continue reading

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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is not a Summer film, despite it being released in mid-July, a hotbed time when the season is in full swing, made quite apparent with the new Transformers hitting screens last week and … Continue reading

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Brief Examination: Godzilla (1954)

There is a line that comes nearly half way through Godzilla, where a reporter says, “This is not a movie” It is a line that is simple in conception, but emblematic of the whole picture. Godzilla directed by Ishiro Honda … Continue reading

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Brief Examination: Pacific Rim (2013)

In tandem with the recently announced news that Pacific Rim is going to get a sequel that is set for an April 2017 release date. I decided to revisit the picture and make a few quick observations. The first is … Continue reading

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Review: Noah (2014)

There is a scene early on in Noah that greatly encapsulates Darren Aronofsky`s approach in the telling of the famed parable from Genesis. The scene depicts Noah and his family walking through a blackened and brownish ash landscape that is … Continue reading

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Half Way There: The Best Films of 2014

July is a great month in many ways, not only for reflection on the first half of the year and how it has gone, but also for looking forward to the rest of it. In the spirit of this grand … Continue reading

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