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Life Itself: Roger Ebert and His Love for Escapism

Movies are one of the few forms of escapism able to reach something inside of us: it could be laughter, wonder or even move us to tears. Roger Ebert was…

How To Train Your Dragon 2: A Return Worth Waiting For

When How to Train Your Dragon was released in 2010, it showed us the story of a boy who wasn’t afraid to defy conventions and fly on top of a…

Godzilla: A Disaster Film with Monster-Size Personality

When I first heard director Gareth Edwards talking about how he was making a very “serious” Godzilla film, I didn’t know how accurate that statement would reflect in the final…

Divergent: A Film with a Well Attributed Title

Before you look at the poster for DIVERGENT on your local cinema and roll your eyes thinking is another YA novel adaptation, I’d like to say that the name for…

The Wind Rises: Hayao Miyazaki’s Heartfelt Farewell

There are few times when you can say the most riveting character on a film is invisible. Or that the imperfections of a piece of art makes it just so…

Frozen: Disney Lets Its Princess Conventions Go

When you watch the trailer for Disney’s Frozen you might think: “here comes another “princess” film/franchise”. And I am happy to announce that yes, it is indeed. But it’s also…

PRINCE AVALANCHE: A Film About the Beauty of Human Chaos

Humans are flawed, egocentric, and uniquely insecure, and somewhat there’s something appealing about that. There can be beauty in chaos. Or at least that’s what director David Gordon Green is…

Monsters University

Who hasn’t been an outcast at some point or situation in their lives? Do we ever really get to know what are we capable of? Those are questions so common…

THE WAY, WAY BACK

The opening sequence of The Way, Way Back is heart wrenching to watch. It only involves dialogue, a grown man asking a teenager : “Duncan in a scale from one to…

THIS IS THE END

There’s over the top, and then there is This is The End. Very few films have made me laugh as hard, to the point of smearing my make up and…