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Fight Club Changed My Life

Consumerism is defined as being “the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consumer goods.” It is said to be the America is a consumer driven society; that people only work to buy goods that they don’t need. Our sense … Continue reading

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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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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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Aesthetically Pleasing Movies Use Golden Section

I am dazzled by magic as well as how aesthetically pleasing The Prestige is. The secret of its aesthetics is the Golden Section, which was used throughout the whole movie. The Golden Section helps you focus on one character, while … Continue reading

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Creating Tension With Magnetism of Frame

If you’ve seen Step Brothers, you probably felt some awkward tension between the two main characters, Brennan and Dale. You may think this tension comes solely from the actors themselves, but it also comes from cinematography. The Director of Photography of … Continue reading

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