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A NEW WORLD, LOST EXPECTATIONS: A LOOK AT JURASSIC WORLD

Summer is upon us again, and that means blockbusters. The season for door-busting, explosive epics…

BEAUTY & VIOLENCE: PRACTICAL EFFECTS FOR A NEW ERA

Film is about the representation, or perhaps, misrepresentation of reality. What is reality? How can…

Sci-Fi: A History of Genre Bias

Right before Christmas, on December 18, the much anticipated release of Star Wars: Episode VII…

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How To Think About Nothing: Godard’s “Goodbye To Language”

At the very beginning of Jean-Luc Godard’s 3D film Goodbye to Language, onscreen text informs…

Ruin & Ritual: A Few Great Artist Biopics

Whether traditional or avant-garde in style, biopics featuring fine artists usually come with an air…

THE FUNDAMENTALLY INCONSOLABLE: REMEMBERING MIKE NICHOLS

Mike Nichols was a master of self-satire; he was a man of wealth and education;…

FILM REVIEW: INTERSTELLAR

Earth is a perilous place. Humanity continues to plunder its resources in the attempt to…

RETURN TO TWIN PEAKS

Last month, lovers of metaphysical police procedurals rejoiced when David Lynch and Mark Frost announced…

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FLESH: MONSTERS, MOVIES, OURSELVES

In 1919 Freud asked the question: “What is horror?” And what a looming question it…

END OF SUMMER FILM WRAP-UP

As we close out another long, hot summer, let’s take a few moments to digest…