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My open letter to Hollywood: enough superhero movies! Stop it!

Dear Hollywood: You and I have been friends for a very long time. Since I was born, really. Movies have been such a huge part of my life, and although … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Going both ways in Mexico: Y Tu Mamá También and bisexuality.

Not long ago I re-watched Y Tu Mamá También, the wonderful 2001 film by landmark Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón. This film has always been one of my favorites since the first time I … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hale-Bopp: the Great (and terrible) Comet of the 90s.

Nineteen years ago tonight, on July 23, 1995, a curious coincidence occurred. Two men, unknown to each other but living in the same country and actually not that far from … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mashup Storypitch: “Annie Hall, Episode IV: A New Hope.”

This is the fourth in a series of blogs I’m calling “Mashup Storypitches,” where I take two or more stories from popular culture–movies, books or TV shows–that share a trivial commonality, … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dennis Hopper: The Man Who Went Looking For America…

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K:
On the 29th of May 2010, American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist Dennis Lee Hopper died in Venice, California. Known in…

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The organic blockbuster: the original release of “Star Wars.”

Today, May 25, is a hallowed day for science fiction geeks everywhere. On this day in 1977, 37 years ago, the original Star Wars premiered. After nearly 40 years of rereleases, … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

‘Heart of Darkness’ in ‘Citizen Kane’

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K:
On the 1st of May 1941, the American drama film Citizen Kane, had its premiere in New York City. The film…

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mashup Storypitch: “Amadeus on the Bounty.”

This is the third in a series of blogs I’m calling “Mashup Storypitches,” where I take two or more stories from popular culture–movies, books or TV shows–that share a trivial commonality, … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Remains of Judgment Day: the epic 20-year battle for my favorite movie.

Not long ago I watched Remains of the Day on DVD. A quiet, sad but profound Merchant-Ivory picture filmed in England, I’ve seen this movie probably 50 times or more over … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

Mashup Storypitch: “You Only Come To Dinner Twice.”

This is the second in a series of blogs I’m calling “Mashup Storypitches,” where I take two or more stories from popular culture–movies, books or TV shows–that share a trivial commonality, … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment
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