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A Deadly Adoption: A Spot-On ‘Parody’ of the Lifetime Genre

Where do I even begin to explain what A Deadly Adoption is? I suppose for one to really understand what it is, they would have had to have seen a Lifetime movie already. I haven’t seen a whole lot of Lifetime movies, but basically they always revolve around its characters struggling with elaborate moral dilemmas. Lifetime movies… Continue reading A Deadly Adoption: A Spot-On ‘Parody’ of the Lifetime Genre

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Birdman: or (One of the Best Movies of all Time)

When the first trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s movie Birdman came out, I was not entirely convinced of its merit as a movie. The roughly-cut trailer of the film seemed awkward, with no clear plot outlined. All I knew was that Michael Keaton was starring as what seemed to be himself, Zach Galifianakis was starring in a role… Continue reading Birdman: or (One of the Best Movies of all Time)

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Mr. Robot: The Drama We Didn’t Know We Needed

Let’s face it, television in the 21st century has been a strange land of hits and misses. I’m not sure how all of you have felt about the shows being released, but I for one have found that in this land of hits and misses, hits have been vastly outnumbered, and even those hits are… Continue reading Mr. Robot: The Drama We Didn’t Know We Needed

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Chappie: Blomkamp Gives Us A Solid, Fun Movie

Neill Blomkamp is a director whose work has always intrigued me. Since his debut feature-length film, District 9, he has been a director who has been very much on my radar. For me, District 9 was an expertly crafted blend of [albeit a bit heavy-handed] social commentary and interesting action. This was a formula that worked to the South… Continue reading Chappie: Blomkamp Gives Us A Solid, Fun Movie