Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trust me, bearding is a word

This week – my photo essay from the 34th Annual Beard Growing Contest at Festival Du Voyageur. Matt, what’s that got to do with movies? you ask. The short answer – absolutely nothing. The essay is for a school assignment, … Continue reading

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When critics go really, really bad

So says a review for The Witch, directed by Robert Eggers. Eggers is so faithful to the period dialogue that big scenes are in danger of summoning giggles, like when Thomasin’s dad yelps, “’Did ye make some unholy bond with … Continue reading

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All right, I’ll talk about the Oscar controversy

I’m a little late to the game, I suppose. What was looking like a PR disaster for the Academy Awards—the exclusion, for a second straight year, of any black actors from the acting categories—has kind of drifted into oblivion. The … Continue reading

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God vs. Style: The fight is on

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