Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why is it called “Brave”?: Pixar’s Problem of Flow and Gender

Do I need to explain why Pixar’s awesome? It’s a given by now, and I’ll only add that they prove a company made up of self-motivated artists devoted to their craft can enjoy continued commercial and critical success. That said, I … Continue reading

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Why You Should See Moonrise Kingdom

I haven’t seen Brave or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer yet, although I intend to watch and cover both this week. Really, the only summer blockbuster I’ve gotten around to is Prometheus and I’ve already discussed that film’s many issues (as has Film … Continue reading

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Will They Keep Making Twilight After Twilight?

There’s been a surge in reports that Lionsgate and Summit, the studios responsible for the Twilight films, are discussing either rebooting the series or making a spinoff, possibly in line with a new Twilight sequel written by Stephanie Meyer. Horror blog Bloody … Continue reading

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Prometheus: A Cinematic Identity Crisis (Plus a Second Look at Alien 3 and Resurrection)

For those who were worried Ridley Scott’s Prometheus would mindlessly follow the formula of the first Alien movie, you can rest assured: Prometheus has no idea what movie’s formula it wants to follow. Is it the original Alien, with its dank interiors and growing, … Continue reading

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Where to Begin…

…maybe here, with a few words of introduction. You know what this blog is about just from the title and description, and I don’t need to cover in-depth what I want to do with film: like most other film bloggers, … Continue reading

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