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”

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10 Films I’d Actually Pay to See in Theaters this Winter

I love movies, and in my opinion (which is shared by many film geeks), this is the best time of year for a cinephile.  Screw summer blockbusters, give me my fall/winter pretentious art films. The big studios are releasing their Oscar Bait films right now, which often means a bunch of well-acted but ultimately schmaltzy … Continue reading 10 Films I’d Actually Pay to See in Theaters this Winter