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July 2016

REVIEW: Ghostbusters (2016)

Despite the weight of expectations, this Ghostbusters reboot does exactly what it set out to do. Continue reading “REVIEW: Ghostbusters (2016)”

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SHORTS: Cigarettes and Coffee

P.T. Anderson’s 1993 short Cigarettes and Coffee has many of the elements that make his subsequent features great.

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MOVING VIOLATIONS: Ghostbusters 2

The amount of backlash the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot faced from fanboys is especially baffling when you consider they’re defending the sanctity of a franchise that includes Ghostbusters 2. Continue reading “MOVING VIOLATIONS: Ghostbusters 2”

MOVING VIOLATIONS: God’s Pocket

It’s easy to think there’s a scene missing from this movie.  Continue reading “MOVING VIOLATIONS: God’s Pocket”

SHORTS: Next Floor

Before Sicario, Prisoners and his other features, Denis Villeneuve directed the short film Next Floor, which won awards at Cannes and the New York City Short Film Festival among many others. Continue reading “SHORTS: Next Floor”

SOUND BITES: “American Girl” from The Silence of the Lambs

Catherine Martin is cruising along in her car belting out American Girl while Tom Petty sings on the radio. She is the daughter of Senator Ruth Martin, and in minutes, she is about to meet Buffalo Bill, the deranged serial killer, lurking with his fake cast and ominous windowless van. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “American Girl” from The Silence of the Lambs”

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