Tag Archives: Coen Brothers

What We Talk About When We Talk About Film

A friend responded to my Dark Knight Rises review with a pithy “So, uh… do you like any movie?” Admittedly, most of my articles on Check the Reel have either been critical (Prometheus, The Amazing Spider-Man) or qualified in their praise (Ted, DKR), … 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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