Category Archives: The Screen

Posts on film, tv, video games, computerness, etc.

Warrior

In a soon-to-be-posted episode we first talked about forthcoming movies, and then during my recommendation I mentioned that I would be excited to see some fiction about mixed martial arts. Well, thank you universe: a week later I read about … Continue reading

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One Day

Despite the absence of a trailer (what are they waiting for?) we now have a poster, which I love. Rather than a bland, context-free medium-to-close shot of the leads–bronzed, airbrushed and smiling (or some combination of smiling/smug/shocked)–we have a proper  scene in … Continue reading

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Neill Blomkamp: Aliens

via @seancranbury. Awesome dude. Thanks.

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A Mystery From Star Wars Explained

The Solo Adventures 2D from Daniel L Smith on Vimeo.

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Trailer Park

   On an upcoming podcast we’ll be talking about all the many (many) movies based on books coming to theaters this fall. Somehow we managed to miss the fact that Danny Boyle’s eagerly anticipated 127 Hours was based on a … Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim/Matrix Mashup

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An Education

The more I think about it, the more I really didn’t like the ending of An Education. Right up until the last 15 minutes I was enjoying the heck out of it. Carey Mulligan was rightly singled out at the … Continue reading

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Bronson: Anti-Authority Art Flic

So how do you make a movie about a problem prisoner who is a nihilist, a brawler, and a poet? You make an art film. Nicolas Winding Refn’s film Bronson is half stage play and half satirical blood opera (think … Continue reading

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