The Hopeless Innocence of Amelie

By Kendrick Kuo on December 12, 2012

Review of Amélie, Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet By KENDRICK KUO I’ve known about Amélie (2001) for a long time, but only recently decided to sit down and watch it after a co-worker of mine said it was one of her…

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Mad as Hell

By Paul Miller on November 20, 2012

Review of Network, Directed by Sidney Lumet Reviewed by PAUL D. MILLER Before Glen Beck and Rush Limbaugh, before Keith Olbermann and Chris Mathews; there was Howard Beale. With astonishing prescience, Network (1976)—the story of an angry-man newscaster—prefigured almost all…

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The Slavery of Spite

By Paul Miller on October 11, 2012

Review of Rebecca, directed by Alfred Hitchcock By PAUL D. MILLER Rebecca (1940) is a creepy film. From the opening shot of trees in the mist to a key sequence in the fog to the closing shot of a mansion…

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Terminator 2

By Alexis Neal on September 27, 2012

Review of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Directed by James Cameron By ALEXIS NEAL  It is the summer of 1995, eleven years after Kyle Reese made his fateful trip through time to save (and woo) Sarah Connor, thereby ensuring her survival…

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Dark Knight Rex

By Paul Miller on July 27, 2012

Review of The Dark Knight Rises, Directed by Christopher Nolan By PAUL D. MILLER What do you get when someone rewrites A Tale of Two Cities, sets it in modern-day New York with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis underneath, turns Robespierre into…

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The Rocks Cry Out: Finding the Gospel in (Very) Unexpected Places

By Alexis Neal on July 23, 2012

Review of Die Hard, Directed by John McTiernan By ALEXIS NEAL Once upon a time, a man and a woman were married.  Then one day, the woman left her husband.  She moved far away and started a new life without…

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The Gospel According to Nemo

By Paul Miller on July 20, 2012

Review of Finding Nemo, Directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich By PAUL D. MILLER Finding Nemo (2003) ages well.  It is the best Pixar film, among the best films of the past decade, one of the finest family movies…

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