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Rope (1948)

“I’ve always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create.” I recently watched Birdman for the fourth time, again inspired and perplexed … Continue reading

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Mean Streets (1973)

“Honorable men go with honorable men.” The film that launched Martin Scorsese into a lifelong career of success, shot on a meager budget and featuring some of the biggest rising stars of the 70s – it’s Mean Streets. This straightforward crime flick … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood (2007)

“I have a competition in me. I want no one else to succeed. I hate most people.” There Will Be Blood is a film that has all the ingredients for greatness. Daniel Day-Lewis, the most selective actor in Hollywood, decides … Continue reading

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Belated Liebster Awards

Well, I was nominated for this Liebster Award thing by quite a few wonderful people over a month ago. I never got a chance to respond, being away from my computer while abroad. I’m pretty sure I’m extremely late to the party, … Continue reading

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Life of Brian (1979)

“I say you are Lord, and I should know. I’ve followed a few.”  Well, it’s good to be back. After 6 weeks of travel, I’m more than excited to dive back into these movies. With 943 to go, there’s really … Continue reading

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Pulp Fiction (1994)

“And you will know I am the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon you.” Quentin Tarantino – there was a time a few years ago when I would have called him my favorite director without question. I just never … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

“Dignity. Always, dignity.” The Golden Age of Musicals. The 40s and 50s were an innovative period for both the stage and film in terms of musical storytelling. Coming from an early theatre background, I have a great deal of respect … Continue reading

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