“Profile of a Killer” (2012): Try to understand his mind (Review)
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“Profile of a Killer” (2012): Try to understand his mind (Review)

This week I read a message on Facebook about an article about an inmate’s last meal while he was on death row. The man was…

RIFF “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” (2014): Swedish Nihilism (Review)
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RIFF “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” (2014): Swedish Nihilism (Review)

Swedish director Roy Andersson has had a long and fruitful career as a filmmaker, he’s 71 years old and has been working in the biz…

“Nightcrawler” (2014): Hot Water and a Toothbrush (Review)
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“Nightcrawler” (2014): Hot Water and a Toothbrush (Review)

Relying, to a fault, on the all-too familiar evolutionary misstep of informative media. The demand for immediate, uncensored news, the mind-numbing over-saturation of available outlets,…

“Paris of the North” (2014): A Very Icelandic Movie (Review)
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“Paris of the North” (2014): A Very Icelandic Movie (Review)

A small, isolated town. A repressed, rather awkward and pathetic protagonist. Alcoholism. Incompetent fathers. Yep, what we have here is an Icelandic movie. It’s a…

“Project Wild Thing” (2013): Go Outside and Play (Review)
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“Project Wild Thing” (2013): Go Outside and Play (Review)

“Nature is the ultimate playground for children” are the words that ring out from David Bond’s megaphone as he promotes his product. Our product. Nature….

“Mrs. Doubtfire” (1993): Wherever there is love anyone will have a family in their heart (Review)
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“Mrs. Doubtfire” (1993): Wherever there is love anyone will have a family in their heart (Review)

Mrs. Doubtfire is a seminal early 90s comedy, directed by Chris Columbus. It stands as one of Robin Williams’ best comedic performances and is surely…

“A Million Ways To Die In The West” (2014): A Fistful of Silliness (Review)
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“A Million Ways To Die In The West” (2014): A Fistful of Silliness (Review)

The Comic Western is a genre that pops up every now and then in Hollywood (and elsewhere, the Italians have made a few) with a…

“Patton” (1970): A Simple Old Soldier (Review)
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“Patton” (1970): A Simple Old Soldier (Review)

Fading from black reveals a colossal American flag and with the sound of mass chatter among an unseen crowd. “Ten…HUT!” Instant silence. A distinguished officer of the…

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