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Raiders of the Lost Ark: A Shallow But Enjoyable Adventure

*Deep breath* Okay. I'm going to tackle this one. Try not to rip my head off over this, alright? Indiana Jones is one of those film franchises. The kind where, if you say something disagreeable, the fans will come to your home, eat your pets, tear you limb from limb, then hang your head from the balcony… Continue reading Raiders of the Lost Ark: A Shallow But Enjoyable Adventure

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My Five Favorite Movies of 2019

It was an interesting year for movies this year. We were graced with the biggest blockbuster of all time in Avengers: Endgame, which paid off ten years of build-up and smashed all the box office records to become the number one top-grossing film of all time. The photo-realistic Lion King set the world ablaze with… Continue reading My Five Favorite Movies of 2019

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Should We Be Excited For a Hideo Kojima Movie?

There are few creators as bizarre as Hideo Kojima. He has made a ton of classic games, including the Metal Gear Solid franchise, and lots of underappreciated gems like Snatcher (look it up, it's great). And just recently, he's released the much anticipated and... divisively received Death Stranding! Which I don't want to talk about. I like… Continue reading Should We Be Excited For a Hideo Kojima Movie?

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Jojo Rabbit: To Laugh in the Dark Times

Out of all the various villains in movies, books, and video games, Nazis are among the most common. Hopefully, I shouldn't have to explain why. They are history's ultimate case of 'yeah, fuck those guys'. In terms of villains for a morally black-and-white story, Nazis are the ultimate easy pick. Unfortunately, it isn't that simple.… Continue reading Jojo Rabbit: To Laugh in the Dark Times

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The Sin of Coloring Black and White Movies

With movies nowadays, everyone always seems to want more. More action. More visual effects. More stuff in the frame. More colors. What they don't seem to understand is that sometimes less can be a whole lot more than more. As I said last week, I have a huge soft spot for classic films. There are a lot of… Continue reading The Sin of Coloring Black and White Movies