Archive for February, 2015

Meta movie loop: writer Charlie Kaufman was hired to adapt the book “The Orchid Thief” into a screenplay. Having difficulty writing it, he instead wrote a highly fictionalized story about his difficulty writing the adaptation (which still counts as the movie of the book “The Orchid Thief”). In Adaptation, Charlie Kaufman (Nicolas Cage) is a   Read More …

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Like, oh my god, it totally sucks when vamps ruin your senior dance! Hello, duh! Rude or anything? Buffy Summers (Kristy Swanson), super popular cheerleader of Hemery High, has her purpose in life shifted from stabbing dudes in the heart metaphorically to stabbing dudes in the heart literally when Merrick (Donald Sutherland), a strange man   Read More …

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Nothing wholesome ever comes out of two fourty-ish brothers living, working and doing everything together. Things get weird. John and Dean Solomon (respectively Will Arnett and Will Forte) have no social sense outside of their abnormal sibling relationship. When their father comes down ill, they want to help him get better. They figure the best   Read More …

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Mirrors are common tropes in horror stories – many twelve year olds spend many nights debating whether or not tooth decay is better than risking an encounter with the infamous Bloody Mary. Mike Flanagan, director of Oculus, decided that instead of being afraid of who’s in the mirror, we should all just be afraid of   Read More …

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