Roger Ebert and the Beauty of Art Criticism

This week, we lost one of the greatest film critics to ever live. Roger Ebert was a legend in the world of cinephiles, and even casual movie fans know the iconic 'Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down' review that he and the late Gene Siskel made famous on their seminal review show, "At The Movies." The man who … Continue reading Roger Ebert and the Beauty of Art Criticism

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The Hero’s Journey, Character Arc & Film Criticism: A discussion of “The Descendants”

Tonight was the State of the Union address, but I didn't watch it. Don't take that as a political statement.  I just didn't happen to be home because I was out doing other things and didn't make it home until after the rebuttals and punditry had played its round. So, where was I?  At the … Continue reading The Hero’s Journey, Character Arc & Film Criticism: A discussion of “The Descendants”