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‘Gravity’ changes everything

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(2013 – Director: Alfonso Cuarón   Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney)

Woah. A film like this only comes once in a few generations. A film that completely changes the standard for film. You can throw almost all of the cliché movie review adjectives at this movie and they would all stick. Gravity is an experience unlike any other that should make you want to jump out of your chair right now and see this movie. Read More…

Spirituality in Movies

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I think most of us would agree that good stories, whether that be a novel, a comic book, a movie, or a tv show, all have some sort of reflection period in them that make us question something about ourselves, or in a greater sense, humanity. These are the stories that stick with us. I’ll never forget the aging love story in Amour. I’ll never forget how The Fountain gave me insight on how one might struggle coping with the death of a loved one. I’ll never forget how The Descendants made me want to leave a positive legacy for my children someday. The themes and messages a film leaves as its legacy have always interested me much more than say technical achievements, or quality of acting.

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Oscar Predictions 2013

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It’s the middle of February and we’re still talking about awards season. Are you tired of hearing about Ben Affleck’s Oscar nomination snub as much as me? Here were my thoughts over a year ago about how moving up the date of the Academy Awards would do a great service to all movie fans. Nevertheless, I’ve written out my thoughts on the upcoming Oscars ceremony this weekend. Read More…

Top Ten Movies of 2012

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Due to me being a man of limited means and time, I’ve come up far short of seeing every 2012 movie I wanted to. With that being said, here are my top ten films I saw in the year 2012.

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