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The Guard

Ambiguity inherently makes things more mysterious and a bit more interesting to watch and The Guard is full of it. Gerry Boyle, played deadpan by Brendan Gleeson, is a protagonist that some people would have a difficult time getting behind, … Continue reading

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The Artist

The Artist, Michel Hazanaviscius’ new silent film about an actor struggling to adapt to talkies (movies with sound), is a solid effort, but not worthy of all the awards and praise that it has been getting. The novelty of watching … Continue reading

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Watching Movies Through a Biblical Worldview

Movies are an influential medium. A myriad of worldviews are on display and like it or not, those worldviews seep into the consciousness of the public. Screenwriters, even if they aren’t aware of it, input their own worldview into the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Atmospheric Movies

The setting of a movie can be its own character when done well. Place is extremely important to any movie, but not all movies pull of place as character. These ten movies are extremely atmospheric – movies in which the … Continue reading

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Mother

Mother, Bong Joon-Ho’s terrific new Korean film, is not just an incredibly well made murder mystery, it’s also an examination of a mother’s obsession with her child and the lengths she will go to protect him. Mother opens with a … Continue reading

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“Kick-Ass”: Morally Reprehensible or Satirical Fun?

There has been a mini-outrage over the violence perpetrated by a eleven-year-old girl in the movie Kick-Ass. The outrage has not grown much outside of a couple prominent critics, but when Roger Ebert says something these days, people generally sit … Continue reading

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2010’s Most Unnecessary Remakes

With Death at a Funeral coming out this week, I decided to take a look at all the remakes that are coming out this year. These are the most unnecessary remakes that either have been released or will be released … Continue reading

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