Observe and Report: Anosognosia in Macro

Anosognosia: “lack of insight” or “lack of awareness” – is believed to be the single largest reason why individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder do not take their medications. Treatment Advocacy Center It’s this really unfortunate thing, right? That Paul Blart came out in January of 2009 and six days shy of four months later Observe […]

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Top 5 Films, 2015

So this year, I saw 19 new releases. The worst of which were Blackhat and Jupiter Ascending. The best of which, well… 5) The Hateful 8 Tarantino does it again. A 3-hour, seven chapter epic about eight people stuck in a room together could get boring real quick but, as he’s shown, he’s a gifted […]

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On 70mm

  I’ve seen four films in the format over the past 4 years. This includes Inherent Vice, which had a little-mentioned 70mm blowup print created and screened at the Arclight in Hollywood, and getting to see Interstellar on IMAX 70mm before that system got changed out for lasers.   In the Booth I spent a year […]

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lincoln

The goal of any historical film is to try and derive excitement and suspense enough that you’re interested for the entire runtime–even if it is someone as revered and learned and relearned as Honest Abe. With the amount that people know of him, you’d think it would have been much more difficult to teach and […]

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skyfall review

Now that Daniel Craig is three films into his career as James Bond, I can safely say that he’s my favorite incarnation of the character… And by that I mean he’s the only incarnation of the character I’ve been really able to connect with. Casino Royale was a great, if not boring, introduction to this […]

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