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    Netflix To Let Viewers Pick How Movies End

    by  • October 1, 2018 • films, TV • 3 Comments

    One of the things you quickly learn as a writer is that viewers and readers never really want what they think they want. They desire what they could never have predicted. That’s why you never listen to ‘fans’ when you’re putting something together for a general audience. I love Netflix. They’re great disruptors, and...

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    Sucker Punch Review

    by  • April 6, 2011 • Film, films, Symbols and Archetypes • 2 Comments

    I have a different take on this from many others. I…enjoyed certainly isn’t the right word…but I *appreciated* the film. I have to use a completely different set of standards to judge Sucker Punch because the director, Zack Snyder, eschews the traditional way of telling a cinematic story to get his point/theme/subtext across. By...

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    Movie Watching Update

    by  • August 31, 2010 • Film, films, personal • 0 Comments

    Movies viewed this year so far, in no particular order: Shutter Island, Inception (x2), Toy Story 3, 2012, The Wrestler, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes, Shrek Forever After, The Age of Stupid, The Reader, The Taking of Pelham 123 (new version), Duplicity, The Boat That Rocked, Zombieland, The Princess and the...

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    Peter Jackson To Make Hobbit

    by  • December 19, 2007 • Fantasy, films • 11 Comments

    New Line Cinema has finally come to its senses and allowed Peter Jackson to oversee the making of two films based on The Hobbit. (New Line co-chairman Bob Shaye not so long ago: “Peter Jackson will never make The Hobbit on my watch”. Hand that man the silver-handled revolver.) But…two films? Compared to The...

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