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Being There (1979)

“Life is a state of mind.” In today’s political climate, begins so many articles these days. I asked myself while watching Being There, a slow 1979 film with poignant political commentary, is this a movie for today’s political climate? Will I … Continue reading

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An American Werewolf in London (1981)

“Beware the moon, lads.” The werewolf movie dates back to 1935, surprisingly enough with a film called Werewolf of London. This movie would go on to be overshadowed by the 1941 classic The Wolf Man, a film that is not only referenced but … Continue reading

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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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