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Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

The Dark Knight is often considered the best superhero movie of all-time. It’s tightly-constructed, as smart as it is entertaining, and has the most interesting supervillain. But what it isn’t is a close resemblance to any of the comics, as the Nolan brothers took more creative liberties than most. While no superhero movie could ever take an issue of a… Read more »

11 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“Naturalness is the greatest requisite of comedy. It must be real and true to life. I believe in realism absolutely. Real things appeal to the people far quicker than the grotesque. My comedy is actual life, with the slightest twist or exaggeration, you might say, to bring out what it might be under certain circumstances.” – Charles Chaplin Since the… Read more »

11 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists

“The crowd there leans a little right,” warns Tad (David W. Thompson), a sketchy Portland promoter, to Pat (Anton Yelchin) and his noisy punk band, The Ain’t Rights. Normally they’d never take such a shady gig but they’re on the ass end of a tour that’s put them in the hole and so they reluctantly agree, thus setting up rather… Read more »

11 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Leftism, as a political and social view, can mean many things. Initially, the left and left wing were terms developed to describe the anti-monarchy movement going on in France prior to the French Revolution. The pillars of leftism from this time period onward have been concepts of social equality, organized labor, nationalization of resources, and the abolition of systems that… Read more »

11 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists