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Grace in Space: GRAVITY Film Review

By at November 5, 2013 | 10:47 pm | 1 Comments

Grace in Space: GRAVITY Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars In the first week or so that Gravity took over U.S. movie screens, an unusually broad range of moviegoers and critics compared Alfonso Cuarón's space survival tale to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. It sounded like an incredibly lazy assessment. Aligning two films that convey the feeling of traveling beyond the atmosphere is painfully obvious, more...

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Quirky Queue Goes Back to (Super) School: SKY HIGH Film Review

By at August 24, 2013 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

Quirky Queue Goes Back to (Super) School: SKY HIGH Film Review

4 / 5 stars I know what you’re thinking. How could we possibly pick a live-action Disney film for the Quirky Queue? One that came and went in 2005 faster than Superman changes into his tights? What enjoyment could Sky High hold for anyone over the age of 16? Let's start with the cast: Kurt Russell, Bruce Campbell, Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald and Lynda Carter. Here we more...

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Hip Hypnosis: UPSTREAM COLOR Film Review

By at June 27, 2013 | 11:31 pm | 2 Comments

Hip Hypnosis: UPSTREAM COLOR Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars It’s tough to describe Shane Carruth's Upstream Color and nearly impossible to categorize it. But that’s exactly what you’d expect—and want, frankly—from the guy who gave us the remarkably tantalizing time travel indie, Primer, a first feature Carruth made with just a handful of cash and a brain full of head games. It seems that Primer more...

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MITL Mother-in-Law Film Review: MAN OF STEEL

By at June 27, 2013 | 9:21 pm | 0 Comment

MITL Mother-in-Law Film Review: MAN OF STEEL

As a little girl, I watched George Reeves “leap tall buildings in a single bound,” mesmerized in front of my family’s first black-and-white television. I faithfully read Superman comics and followed most of the Christopher Reeve movies in the 1970s and 80s, though I have not kept up with the recent Superman Returns or other television adaptations. Prior to buying my more...

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