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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

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I have long been a fan of pirates and their place in folklore. The Disney franchise has done an excellent job in stringing together a captivating story of dynamic characters for 4 movies now. The 4th film in the franchise was met with criticism, but I don’t see how a movie with peg leg pirates, […]

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Visionary Artist: Hans Zimmer

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In light of my upcoming trip to Coachella, I began thinking about how important music is in all cultures. Hans Zimmer is easily my favorite composer of movie scores (sorry John Williams) and I am excited to get the opportunity to see him perform live. His body of work has spanned movie genres and delivered […]

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Visionary Artist: Stanley Kubrick

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Only a handful of artists have had as significant of an impact in their field as Stanley Kubrick has had on cinema. Beginning in photography, he showed an innate ability to display subtly powerful images that left his audience in awe. He was able to tell stories in a way that invoked passion and stimulated […]

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John Wick Chapter 2

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John Wick Chapter 2 Keanu Reeves

Often times I find myself bombarded with, “I CANNOT believe you have never seen (enter movie title here)!” The movie’s now set up to be a smash hit or a huge disappointment. This is how John Wick was presented to me. I do NOT watch ‘dog movies’. They bring an energy into my life that […]

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The Impact of Silence in Movies

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Movies are multidimensional monsters. Diving into all which contributes to the final product can leave you swimming for days. It is interesting that one of the most impactful aspect of movies is invisible. Music and sounds that accompany a film is part of what anchors viewers into the world that is being created before them. […]