Monthly Archives: August 2014

Brief Examination: Good Will Hunting (1997)

Good Will Hunting is a raw, powerful and moving piece of cinema that feels authentic in its blend of the intellectual characters and the regular locals of South Boston. However, its biggest success is that it speaks to how powerful … Continue reading

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Review: Duel (1971)

Duel, one of Stephen Speilberg`s earlier efforts, proves to be an exciting, tense and thrilling 90 minute experience that in turn is one of his best films. The story is as simple as you can get, lone, family man, David … Continue reading

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Review: The Inbetweeners 2

By any reasonable measure of calculation, the fact that the Inbetweeners have a sequel would make you think that it would fail due to the law of diminishing returns, but you would be half right. The sequel that takes place … Continue reading

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Defending The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit trilogy so far in its brief existence has picked up a bad reputation for being a mere cash-cow trilogy that is neither meaningful nor worthy of being made. In particular, the argument of taking three films to adapt … Continue reading

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A Personal Tribute: Robin Williams

  To hear the passing of Robin Williams is to me to hear the death of a titan and legend. In my short movie watching life, particularly as a child, Williams was an omnipresent figure, appearing in countless films that … Continue reading

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Brief Examination: The Lego Movie (2014)

The Lego Movie represents a towering achievement in animation and family entertainment. To list its various virtues would take countless pages and go into utter depths of gushing, that would be hard of me to escape from and prove to … Continue reading

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

There is a curious point from Plato`s Republic that I was clinging to while sitting through The Guardians of the Galaxy. It comes from Book X and in it Plato is condemning the artists and their place in society. His … Continue reading

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