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Chris R – 2011 Round Up

By Chris R I am sorry for the extended radio silence, between work and passion projects the writings here have fallen to the wayside. Thank you for reading and writing, here’s to finding time in 2012! 2011 was a strange … Continue reading

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Jake Tishler – Top 10 2011

Best of 2011 Drive, Take Shelter, Tree of Life, Thor, Melancholia, Midnight in Paris, The Descendants, Attack the Block, Carlos, The Artist Films I missed (that may have made the list): Le Havre; Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy; Shame; A Dangerous … Continue reading

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Drive (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn)

Review by Chris R With Drive Nicolas Winding Refn, who made a name for himself with Danish gangster trilogy Pusher and Brit-crime film Bronson, created a film that reignited my excitement for genre film. Many current action or crime films … Continue reading

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Alone in the Dark [1982, dir. Jack Sholder]

by Jake Tishler Jack Sholder first came to my attention about two years ago with his magnificent sci-fi cop drama ‘The Hidden.’  Kyle MacLachlan plays an FBI agent from space who tracks a body hopping alien to earth, where he … Continue reading

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HIATUS FOR MOVIEMAKIN’

Hey all, Thank you to all the readers out there for checking us out. After ten months writing this blog I know writing these reviews makes me stop and actually think about the films I am putting into my brain … Continue reading

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Terrence Malick Megapost

by Chris R In anticipation of 2011 Palme D’Or Tree of Life opening this weekend – I already have a ticket for Saturday, though it seems Fox Searchlight is giving credence to specific showtime, man –  I took the opportunity … Continue reading

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Carlito’s Way (1993, Brian De Palma)

Review by Chris Rand Brian De Palma, like Michael Mann, consistently draws me into watching his movies with their premise and cast, then leaves me not disappointed as much as ambivalent. The images in De Palma’s films are striking, the … Continue reading

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