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Daily Archives: February 18, 2016

Roger Ebert was one of the greatest American film critics of all time. His reviews kept the movie-going public informed for years. His reviews were insightful, intelligent and funny (for evidence of this last one, see his review of “Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo”). Even after he lost his ability to talk, his love of film persisted and he continued to… Read more »

18 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Sound in film can sometimes be seen as an afterthought; the final icing on the cake of a medium that is so visually driven. However, this is certainly not the case as many filmmakers and composers view music and sound as a much more integrated aspect of the film, one that can even play a huge role in the development… Read more »

18 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Every year in film has its highs and lows. Some great movies, some decent, the awful ones and maybe a masterpiece. If years were animals, then 2009 would be a beautiful unicorn, created by a number of master directors who, for some reason, decided to release their movies in the same 365-day period. This wonderful phenomenon was like an earthquake… Read more »

18 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists