Category Archives: Drama

Get to the Point: Fruitvale Station & You’re Next

In light of the recent blow to my free time I’ve suffered at the hands of my new job, I’ve decided to make use of a slightly more concise format for the occasional review.  The micro-review format has worked well … Continue reading

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Rorschach on DVD: Mud

At the end of each day when I come home from work, I’m faced with a critical decision; do I go out to see one of the week’s latest releases in theaters, or do I stay in and choose from … Continue reading

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Rorschach on DVD: The Sapphires

Rather than exposing myself to wonder and beauty of the outside world, I decided yet again today to give into the demotivating effects of a long day at work and work up another entry edition of Rorschach on DVD.  One … Continue reading

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The Way, Way Back Review: The Perks of Being an Awkward Teenager

The coming of age story has never been anything new.  From The Breakfast Club to Stand By Me to Juno, there’s just something about the subject of growing up that seems to offer unlimited potential when it comes to basing … Continue reading

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Rorschach on DVD: Stoker

Earlier this year I announced my goal of seeing every new release to come out this year in 1,200 theaters or more.  Well, the year is now officially half over I’ve basically stayed true to that (Damn you, The Peeples!), … Continue reading

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Now You See Me Review: The Closer You Look, The Less You See

It’s always fun when the tagline for a movie is an unintentional metaphor for the actual film.  It doesn’t hurt that it makes for easy subtitles.  In any case, Now You See Me marks the sixth movie from my Top … Continue reading

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Scorsese Spotlight: The Aviator (My Reel POV)

I’ve had quite a few distractions lately but I’m going to finally try to get back on track with my Scorsese Spotlight series.  So far we’ve had nine different reviews from eight different bloggers, and more are coming in.  Today’s … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Review: Baz the Great and Powerful

You all have before you a stirring indictment of the modern American education system; a high school graduate who has never read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby.  Now, this shouldn’t be so much of a negative reflection on … Continue reading

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Place Beyond the Pines Review: Sins of the Father

I had been planning on making this movie the first film I’d seen this year that I didn’t have to based on theater count.  Then, Focus Features decided to give a nationwide expansion anyways this weekend so that particular title … Continue reading

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The Call Review: Halle Needs a Haircut, Bad

When you ask someone why they want to see a movie, there are a lot of different reasons that person might give you.  They could love the genre, or the director, or the actors involved.  Most of the time, however, … Continue reading

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