Monthly Archives: September 2015

Turning books into movies: Stop complaining and learn to seperate the two

There are obvious risks whenever you adapt a book to the screen, though part of me can’t help but think that both readers and the movie-going public have a hand in manufacturing the risk. If they took some time to … Continue reading

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Moneyball, and how to make a sports movie for a true sports fan

Am I a sports fan? I suppose I am. I’m not a betting man, I don’t park myself in front of the TV every Sunday, chip bowl on lap, jersey on torso, and “watch the game.” But I watch a … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Wes

“Trust In Wes.” That could have been the logo for a line of t-shirts. It would have sold all of two units, one to me, and one to my friend Chris. We would have understood it, everyone else would have … Continue reading

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The Room, and the brilliance of disaster

On Sunday, September 13, the Park Theatre in Winnipeg will be holding its annual screening of The Room, the “Citizen Kane of bad movies.” If you haven’t seen or even heard of The Room, you’re either lucky or unlucky, depending … Continue reading

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Welcome new readers!

As it happens, I haven’t laid a finger on this blog in quite some time, and you might say that it was close to death by neglect, but Sin Cinema has some sort of survival instinct, and my newest round … Continue reading

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