Category Archives: Film

The Medieval As Genre

The Western is probably one of the best settings in film, due to the storytelling opportunities of a lawless land, the cinematic wide open spaces, and the iconography. It’s become one of the few settings that has become its own … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2019 Part 1: Lots of Oscars Rabbit Hole Edition

As I did last year, I figured I’d keep records of films I watch, along with some sub-goals for each entry. This time I’m making the entries longer, to have more ambitious sub-goals. With the Academy Awards coming out, it … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Green Book?

One of the most interesting aspects of the latest Oscar race has been the arguments about Green Book. There seem to be three categories. Film twitter seems largely opposed to the film. There’s the sense that the critics are split on … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on the 2019 Oscars

Black Panther just won the SAG award for Best Ensemble. This has a decent track record with the Academy Award for Best Picture, matching 11 times out of 24. Glenn Close, Rami Malek and Mahershali Ali seem to be heavy … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Finished

This is a conclusion of notes on films I saw this year, following Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. Part 5. and Part 6. I’m keeping track of some features of the films. and set myself a few sub-challenges with each entry. Since … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Part 6

This is a continuation of notes on films I saw this year, following Part 1, Part 2 Part 3, and Part 4. and Part 5. I’m keeping track of some features of the films. and set myself a few sub-challenges. Because of a vacation to … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Part 5

This is a continuation of notes on films I’ve seen this year, following Part 1, Part 2 Part 3, and Part 4. I set myself a challenge of watching ten films per decade (counting the silent era as one decade) allowing for recent films … Continue reading

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