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Tuesday Reviews-day: Camp Takota

by Sabrina C. Zertuche

Living in the digital age, most people know what it is like to open YouTube and watch an endless stream of musical parodies, ducks that like to be fluffed, and an infinite amount of cat videos. 921 more words


Thor (Patrick Doyle)

In many ways, the Norse superhero Thor was the wildcard in the “first wave” of films set in the Marvel cinematic universe. He had never had the pop culture stature of the others and his presence in other media had been thin, an issue compounded by a silly-looking costume and connection to a mythology that was at best little known and at worst associated with wackos. 727 more words

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Capsule Review - Branden Chowen on Dark Skies (2013)

The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. 819 more words

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Committed (Calexico)

Committed is a 2000 film from indie director Lisa Krueger that charts the misadventures of an optimist who stalks her ex during his attempts to “find himself” in the deserts of Texas. 504 more words

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Capsule Review: The Two Faces of January

The Two Faces of January is the perfect title for this movie because it is so two-faced. The first face promises the audience beauty, setting it in the lush streets of Greece, which are truly beautiful. 250 more words

Son of Rambow (Joby Talbot)

Part coming-of-age story, part loving parody of 1980s action movies, 2007’s Son of Rambow tells the tale of a British schoolchild from a strict religious family who accidentally sees… 512 more words

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Awards Circle: Wild, Still Alice, Guardians of the Galaxy

Here are the latest films I’d seen (the third was embarrassingly the last) which are all contenders in the Oscar race. Reese Witherspoon and Julianne Moore star in last year’s rarity of under-appreciated female-focused films while… 492 more words