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Always Remember to Stretch

This weekend marks a departure of sorts for Arnold Schwarzenegger. He’s been the superstar Austrian Oak with the impenetrable accent for so long that it’s difficult to imagine him vanishing into a character who doesn’t blow people up. In the … Continue reading

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The Three Most Reused Locations For Action Scenes

Sometimes on the weekends I gravitate towards more unsavory fare to watch in my leisure time. I’m not proud of it but it is an incontrovertible fact. Over this past weekend, I labored through the subpar actioner Skin Trade with … Continue reading

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The Singularity Principle

Maybe Orwell was prescient of the film industry in 1984. Big Brother surveillance must be poaching ideas from competing studios for the fair usages of their rivals. In 1998, Deep Impact was released in the mold of an apocalyptic disaster … Continue reading

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2015 1st Quarter Movie Report Card

I know it’s cliche to say that the blossoming year is the worst year for movies so far in the history of the medium. I can’t say that outright but it has been a very discouraging first few months for … Continue reading

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You’re So Vain

Last weekend, Sean Penn’s attempt to be a long-in-the-tooth action hero The Gunman bombed tragically at the box office. Honestly Penn is too chameleonic an actor to be pigeonholed in lobotomized action flicks. Most of the criticisms centered around Penn … Continue reading

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Reexamined Classics: 3 Films I Think Are Overrated

Certain movies are beyond reproach. If you are a student of film you must love Citizen Kane whether you find it pedantic or not. I personally love the film but I know other people who were TV/Film majors who weren’t … Continue reading

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The Greatest Zombie Flicks (You’ve Never Heard Of)

George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead hit theaters in 1968 and kicked off an independent horror renaissance that still inspires budding directors. Romero created an aesthetic that was more dark, nihilistic, and gruesome than anything that had come … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Dream Howard Stern Guests

I make it no secret that Howard Stern is one of my comedic idols. He is sharp-witted, silver-tongued and politically incorrect. He topples our customs and ideals with nary a thought for decorum. Because of his controversy, many celebrities and … Continue reading

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No More Adaptations

We’ve been inundated with favorable reviews for Kenneth Branagh’s newest reiteration of Cinderella. It may be exceptional like the reviews are indicating but I, for one, couldn’t be less enthusiastic about it. This is a property that has been duplicated … Continue reading

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A Whole New Horror to Valentine’s Day

If wine, roses, and romantic comedies aren’t your cup of tea for Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone. Whether you choose to cozy up with a loved one or choose to do the solitary thing, if you’re into both horror and … Continue reading

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