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Titles are sometimes the trickiest thing about filmmaking. A name that’s too blunt often draws the ridicule of the moviegoing masses (perfect example: Sharknado), while one that’s too abstract usually results in subpar box office numbers (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind immediately comes to, well … mind.) Finding a happy medium between the pointlessly generic (The Job, for example,… Read more »

18 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

My feelings about Oliver Stone and his work have varied more than any other filmmaker. In my younger and far more vulnerable narrow-minded years, he was my intellectual hero. I was very much into Bill Hicks then; I believed there was a greater truth to things and that men such as Hicks and Stone exposed them. When I became older… Read more »

18 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists