Category Archives: Film

The Future of the DCEU

A question on a message board was what people would do with the DC Extended Cinematic Universe, given the weird shape of the series. It’s trucking along with new movies including The Flash, Black Adam, Aquaman 2 and other films. … Continue reading

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2022 Film Diary Part 5

This continues a series of observations on films I’ve seen this year. For this section, I also wanted to cover a few movements: B-Films/ Exploitation Films/ Video Nasties/ whatever you want to call it, and German Silent Expressionism, so a … Continue reading

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2022 Film Diary Part 4

This is a continuation on notes on movies I’ve seen this year. For this series, I tried to watch films from several film movements including the Scandinavian Revival, and Pre-Code Hollywood. Movie #73/ New Movie #51: Top Gun (DVD)This was … Continue reading

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The Rule Behind the Rule

One of the best concepts I’ve heard for understanding¬†people is the rule behind the rule. It was summed up pretty well on a Reddit thread. A great example of this was a story I heard from Brad Bird when he … Continue reading

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MCU Phase 5 And Beyond

There was an argument on a comic book message board about whether the Marvel Cinematic Universe should be rebooted, and I thought that was way too premature. The X-Men and the Fantastic Four haven’t really been introduced yet. Spider-Man’s still … Continue reading

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Film Seen In 2022 Part 3

Reviews of movies I’ve seen this year especially by Lubitsch, Sam Raimi, and featuring the multiverse. Continue reading

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Films Seen in 2022 Part 2

I’m still keeping track of movies I’ve seen. This year I’ve gotten involved into some annual film challenges. One is to watch 52 particular Criterion movies, and the other is to watch four movies each from multiple movements. For this … Continue reading

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God, I love Spider-Man No Way Home

This is going to have spoilers on a very successful movie that got a love of coverage. I watched it again in Imax, and it remains really¬†good. If Into the Spider-Verse was a big statement on Spider-Man, this is a … Continue reading

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Films Seen In 2022 Part 1

As I’ve done for the last few years, I’m keeping track of movies I’ve seen. A slight change is that I’m also trying to include some shorter films. Movie #1/ New Movie #1: The Spiderwick Chronicles (Netflix)It’s a family fantasy … Continue reading

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Modern Film Movements

I’ve been reading about film movements recently (IE- Golden Age of Hollywood, German Expressionism, French New Wave) and that got me thinking about modern movies, which would have to be part of at least one film movement, even if we … Continue reading

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