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The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

“Certainty of death. Small chance of success. What are we waiting for?” I’ve concluded the trilogy, making this the first full trilogy of films that I’ve written about. Lord of the Rings has always been an epic accomplishment in my mind, and … Continue reading

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Alien (1979)

“A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.” In light of the new movie dropping this summer, I decided to pull the original Alien off the shelf and take a look at the movie that started not only a franchise but an … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

“Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines, it will shine out the clearer.” I have to say, I’ve faced a weird phenomenon when watching these Lord of the Rings movies. With some time to clear my … Continue reading

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Black Swan (2010)

“Perfection is not just about control. It’s also about letting go. Surprise yourself so you can surprise the audience. Transcendence! Very few have it in them.” I’ve stated in the past my love for the obsessive, ambitious young protagonist. Whether … Continue reading

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Dumbo (1941)

” Did you ever see an elephant fly?” Nobody talks about Dumbo much these days. I remember seeing this movie as a kid, but I probably haven’t thought about it for years until I spotted it on my list with a … Continue reading

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Fargo (1996)

“There’s more to life than a little money, you know. Don’tcha know that?” When you watch a lot of Coen brothers movies, it’s easy to spot the patterns. “A regular person gets wrapped up in the world of crime” seems … Continue reading

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Seconds (1966)

“The years I’ve spent trying to get all the things I was told were important – that I was supposed to want. Things! Not people, or meaning, just things.” I’m a big fan of The Twilight Zone, and I’ve always been … Continue reading

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