Monthly Archives: November 2015

Honest Trailers, and our petty new movie culture

People need to try harder to like things. I know, it’s hard. People like disliking things – it’s fashionable. And people are really good at it. Take these two people I overheard at the movie theatre the other day. “Jurassic … Continue reading

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A new computer and one big thank-you

On September 25, my computer was stolen. I remember the date because all CreCommers were dispatched to cover Nuit Blanche the next day. I actually had fun that night, but I kind of hated myself for having fun since there was … Continue reading

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The many faces of suspense

When a friend of mine – an acquaintance, really – made a recent comment that Schindler’s List is an “irresponsible” movie, I figured it was just another instance of devout movie snobbery. We all know what a movie snob is: … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens: Cinema’s greatest marketing campaign?

It’s crazy to think that we got our first official look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens almost a year ago. The time has gone fast, but also slow. Time tends to contradict itself when you’re excited for something. Since … Continue reading

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