Category Archives: Editorials

This category includes general opinion pieces and weekly segments. Check back for deeper looks into themes within movies as well as looks into the industry itself.

Two Cents Worth: Best/Worst of 2013

Well, we’ve officially reached the halfway point for 2013 so I thought I might mold today’s Two Cents Worth to that theme.  I’d love to hear from all of you as to what is your favorite and least favorite film … Continue reading

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June Wrap-Up: Whoooaaa We’re Halfway There!

Well, we’ve officially finished the first half of 2013 and so far I have stayed true to my pledge to see every nationwide release that comes out this year (well, xx% true… goddamn you Tyler Perry).  So far the year … Continue reading

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Box Office Game: 6/28/13

As a Finance major and a Movie Buff, I’ve always had an unhealthy obsession with Box Office results.  While there are a multitude of factors that prevent a movie’s domestic and international grosses from accurately representing its actual financial success … Continue reading

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Two Cents Worth: Favorite Pixar Movie

When it comes to movies, there are a lot of unpopular opinions that I can deal with.  I’ve heard of people who have hated The Dark Knight and people who have loved Battlefield Earth.  I’ve had friends who’ve hated The … Continue reading

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Two Cents Worth: Unrealistic Movie Premises

Once of the greatest things that great movies have always been capable of is drawing audiences into a world that doesn’t exist.  We go into a theater, knowing that everything we’re seeing is completely fictional, yet still manage to immerse … Continue reading

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May Wrap-Up: Welcome Back, Summer. We’ve Missed You

Well, it’s been a hell of a long year so far but the worst is now behind us.  The calendar might not consider summer to be upon us until the upcoming solstice, but everyone knows that the first weekend of … Continue reading

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Biggest Comedy of 2013: Predictions

Let’s face it, so far 2013’s been a pretty damn weak year for comedy.  So far, the only representatives of the genre have ranged from mediocre (21 and Over, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone) to the absolutely appalling (Movie 43, Scary … Continue reading

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SIFF Opening Night Recap: Pictures Included

Euphoria: a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania. Last night I was given the unique opportunity to attend the Opening Night of the Seattle International Film Festival, featuring an advanced screening of Joss Whedon’s upcoming Shakespearean adaptation Much Ado About Nothing.  Along with the screening, The Almighty Whedon … Continue reading

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Pixar Sequels: Failing to Recognize the Exception

 Another post I wrote for Moviepilot, which should be online over there shortly.  In the mean time, I figured I’d give you all a look at what I put together.  I’ve talked a lot about this topic, but I thought … Continue reading

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Are Midnight Openings Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Recently, I was approached from a representative from Moviepilot, a site designed to connect bloggers and fans together in discussion over various aspects of upcoming films.  I have been looking for an outlet for opinion pieces for some time and … Continue reading

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