Monthly Archives: May 2011

Top 3 Best Sites for Movie Reviews: Save Your Money!

Want to see that big name movie coming out with all the famous actors in it? The plot looks bad, but Nicolas Cage is in it! So you go see the movie, and it’s terrible. You’re upset because you dropped … Continue reading

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Dear Johnny Depp, Please. No More.

Directed by Rob Marshall If you’re looking for a forced, bland, pirate movie, look no more. The fourth installation of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides hit the box office this weekend. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) rounds up … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time in the Movies Episode 6

On May 8th, Once Upon a Time in the Movies had the 6th episode on Thor and Comic Book Movies! Click the link to go to the podcast. Listen here! Want to hear us live? Listen every Sunday from 12pm-2pm … Continue reading

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Top 3 Most Beautifully Shot Films

My list of most beautifully shot movies spans from the years 1967 to 2010. I have here three very different movies from three very different decades. All three movies and directors of photography brought something different to the table when … Continue reading

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Silhouettes in Edward Scissorhands Tap into the Emotion Function of Chiaroscuro Lighting

Directed by, none other than, Tim Burton, Edward Scissorhands is a 1990s movie with a lot to offer. Though there are many breathtaking aesthetics in this film, I am going to focus on one scene that takes the cake of … Continue reading

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Volume Duality Aids Horror Films

0.00s – 0.50s : Definition of Volume Duality 0.50s – 0.59s : Definition of Positive Volumes 0.59s – 1.13s : Definition of Negative Volumes 1.13s – 1.32s : Uses of Positive Volumes in Film 1.32s – 2.01s : Uses of … Continue reading

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Artless Fast Five Hits the Box Office This Weekend

Directed by Justin Lin If you’re looking for an artless, “bro” movie, I have one for you. Fast Five is the fifth movie to the Fast and the Furious series. Ex-con Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) teams up with ex-cop Brian … Continue reading

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