I’ve been nominated for an award, for blogging! And here I thought I haven’t written nearly enough in the last few months to be considered a real blogger. However, it really means something to be nominated by bloggers you follow yourself. I was nominated by Film Music Central, who writes great pieces on music in films, film reviews, and even events (like the Olympics) If … Continue reading “And the nominees are…”
Riggan: “No! I’m not finished! There’s nothing here about technique! There’s nothing in here about structure! There’s nothing in here about intentions! It’s just a bunch of crappy opinions, backed up by even crappier comparisons. This doesn’t cost you anything! The fuck! you risk nothing!” One of the my favorite scenes of Birdman, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, is the bar scene, in … Continue reading The Critic Paradox: Why I’ll Never Write a Review Again.
About a month ago, I read a post by a fellow blogger (Jack: BattleofJackku) about the rise of video game movies. The post gave a lot of insight about why video game films were about to change. After reading it, I turned off my desktop with a hopeful future for video game films (Specially Assassin’s Creed, which I hope doesn’t go the way the games … Continue reading Video Game Movies…WTF?
Earlier this week, I watched Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. I had to watch it. as critics and fans are divided as to whether the film is good or not, I needed to put my mind at rest to find out what about the movie was so bad, or so good. I will not review the film, as I understand both sides of the … Continue reading Superhero Film Overload: Problems/Solutions
Alright fellas and ladies. Let’s talk film. 70mm film. In December, me, a co-worker, and a friend went to watch the Hateful 8 Roadshow event, in Glorious 70mm. The show was only showing in one theater in New York City for the chain of movie theaters I work in. It was hard to get in, but we finally did. The first thing we noticed was … Continue reading The Roadshow Event (And 70mm)
The Academy Awards are largely known for being one of the most (if not the most) prestigious award ceremonies in Film Making and business. This year, however, a lack of diversity in its nominees for the second year in a row has caused a backlash of negative press for the event. It’s a subject so talked about even Presidential candidates … Continue reading And the Oscar goes to… A Flawed Award Ceremony.