Act of Killing Review and Impressions:
I went over to a screening and Q/A of Act of Killing and was pretty blown away by the new documentary. It follows a few central figures in a genocide that occurred in Indonesia in 1965. What is a fascinating about these men is they show no shame in the rape and murder they committed. They’re still celebrated as war heroes by the modern government and discuss their atrocities in detail.
What is truly unique is
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Pacific Rim Review and Impressions:
Pacific Rim isn’t the triumph I hoped it’d be, but it is fucking incredible. I’m not saying I’m down on it, but it WAS my most anticipated movie of the year and it wasn’t perfect.
Guillermo del Toro is probably the most creative and visionary director alive right now and he’s made something fanboys can really love and cheer for. Is Man of Steel better? Probably. But Rim has an infectious playfulness. It knows what it’s doing is fun and silly.
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Underground Film Review Episode 35
Top over rated movies list and we talk about man of steel and other movies we’ve been watching. Enjoy.
Then we talk about news and what DVD we recommend you find this week!
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Before Midnight Review and Impressions:
It is movies like this that I miss Roger Ebert. I would have loved to hear what he thought about it. Fuck.
Before Midnight is Richard Linklater’s follow-up to Before Sunrise and Before Sunset.
Each movie follows the same couple over the course of a day. Eighteens years in, what was romance is now a serious relationship with kids, death, the purpose of monogamy. The earlier movies are fleeting and romantic. Sunset is more serious, but nothing like Midnight, which
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Mud Review and Impressions
So it’s been a couple weeks since I’ve seen this little masterpiece. I wanted to give my excitement time to wear off so I didn’t hail it as the best movie of the year. The feeling never really wore off and I’m wondering what else this year can beat it. Before Midnight is kind of a masterpiece too, but I can’t think of much else so far.
The movie is a coming-of-age story which combines Huck finn and Badlands. I’m not going
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