Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See

Hello all! To introduce myself into the community I thought I'd start by discussing five of my favorite people in film/tv right now: 1. Quentin Tarantino This man is one of the most brilliant film makers out there. He writes stories that take characters with ginormous moral flaws and make you care about what happens to … Continue reading Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See

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I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars

2012 Academy Awards Please don't let this be the year that the gimmicky French film wins.  I would prefer that the real masterpiece that took place in Paris, France take home the gold.  The rush to crown The Artist as Best Picture feels a little like the time we anointed Brokeback Mountain the movie of our times.  If it … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars

Super 8: Kind of like the Goonies, only good.

Super 8 - 2011 Written and Directed by J.J. Abrams Starring Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, David Gallagher, Noah Emmerich, Bruce Greenwood, Amanda Michalka When seeing The Goonies at age 14, I remember asking myself what the hell Spielberg, Columbus and Donner must have thought of kids.  Given that the … Continue reading Super 8: Kind of like the Goonies, only good.

Sucker Punch – Sometimes you just have to call b.s.

Sucker Punch - 2011 Directed by Zack Snyder Starring Emily Browning, Jena Malone, Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Isaac Blue, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn Written by Steve Shibuya and Snyder Chain Gang Chicks in sepia tone.  This is the kind of movie that can only be thoroughly enjoyed by those men (or … Continue reading Sucker Punch – Sometimes you just have to call b.s.