Tag Archives: Film

The Meaning of Movies

The significance of movies Senior Anna Scholl expresses her love for movies, and explains that this art form is often greatly misunderstood and stereotyped For some, movies are merely a form of entertainment, a two-hour joyride through explosive plots involving action, supermodels, and one-liners to copy and splurge into their …

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The rediscovery of a once-forgotten genre

With Django: Unchained newly released on DVD westerns are beginning to return to the film radar Schizophrenic cinem­­atography, ­ conniving dialogue, and a constant fountain of blood pooling from the countless number of gunshot victims are what’s all packed into the two-and-a-half hour macabre western Django: Unchained. Starring Jamie Foxx …

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Movie review: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines  crosses lines successfully Walking out of The Place Beyond the Pines, you’ll feel like you’ve just watched three movies back to back. And in essence, you have. You’ve just seen a seedy crime thriller, an equally seedy look at police corruption and an examination of …

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Movie review: Evil Dead

Squeamish need not apply First time director reimagines cult classic with copious gore Do blood and gore make you squeamish? Do you like your movies to have some semblance of “good taste”? Stop reading this review. You don’t want to see this movie. Evil Dead is the goriest, dismember-iest,eye stab-iest, …

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The Academy Awards

A night at the Oscars In a ceremony known as the biggest night in Hollywood, where an abundance of famous faces crowd the red carpet energized and fingers crossed for their name to be announced as one of the award winners, the Oscars not only symbolize great achievement in filmmaking …

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Games & misfits (review)

Wreck-It-Ralph is stylish, witty & fun It’s a film about retro video games mixed with modern-day technology conceived and created in order to appeal to both young and old.  Witty, imaginative, and artistically striking, it’s not only fresh, but a gradual journey of self-acceptance.  Set to be released on DVD  …

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Catch a Spielberg classic

Why young movie fans shouldn’t think it’s safe to go back in the water Jaws is more than entertainment; it’s one of the all-time greats There’s currently a generation that can’t enter the water without the fear of underwater monsters breaking the surface to feast on helpless swimmers. There was …

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