Monthly Archives: September 2013

Short Term 12

You may not have heard about Short Term 12, or it’s star Brie Larson. You may think a movie about troubled teens and the young adults caring for them would be depressing, and not the kind of thing you want … Continue reading

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Projectionist Dispatch: Why go to the movies?

   With Netflix, Hulu, iTunes and Amazon streaming old favorites as well as new releases online, giving us the option of watching movies in the comfort of our own homes at whatever time we choose, why bother going to the … Continue reading

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Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is very much akin to films made in the 70s and 80s, like Terrence Malick’s Days of Heaven and Badlands, or  Robert Altman’s McCabe and Mrs. Miller or 3 Women. It all feels like a dream, … Continue reading

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Blackfish

Cetaceans are fascinating. Cetacea is the order of marine mammals that includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. They evolved from land mammals, and for some reason returned to the sea. They are highly intelligent. India recently gave them the legal status … Continue reading

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In a World…

I love how In A World… is structured like a typical romantic comedy/ family comedy, but deliberately corrects all of the pitfalls of the genre. It isn’t sentimental, the characters feel like real people instead of ‘types,’ and the main … Continue reading

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