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Caution: Rogue Robots

November 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments

Logging in to Netflix Instant for a movie to watch is like being hungry and shown to a food replicator. It doesn’t solve my problem — it introduces one thousand new ones. Luckily, I can see which genres are rated higher in nutritional content, in this case, 4 or 4 ½ star ratings out of […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · End of the world · Man vs. machine · No opening credits · Road trip · Surprise after end credits

A Scary Film For Children

October 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Coraline (2009) Screenplay by Henry Selick, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman Directed by Henry Selick Produced by Pandemonium/ Laika Entertainment Running time: 100 minutes So, What’s This About? Coraline Jones (voiced by Dakota Fanning) relocates from Pontiac, Michigan to the overcast Ashland, Oregon. While her parents (Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman) write a gardening […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Based on novel · Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Father/daughter relationship · Mother/daughter relationship · Supernatural · Surprise after end credits

This Little Movie Looking Back 20 Years Ago

October 10th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Adventureland (2009) Written by Greg Mottola Directed by Greg Mottola Produced by This Is That Productions/ Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Running time: 107 minutes So, What’s This About? In the summer of 1987, Oberlin College grad James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg) is notified by his parents (Wendie Malick, Jack Gilpin) that money he was depending on to […]

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Tags: Coming of age · Drunk scene · Father/daughter relationship · Music · Surprise after end credits