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Bed Sheet Poetry – An Interview With A Ghost Story Director David Lowery 8

Bed Sheet Poetry – An Interview With A Ghost Story Director David Lowery

 |  Phil Brown
Here’s a concept that shouldn’t work: a haunting meditation on life, love, death, and time starring Casey Affleck as a ghost in a bed sheet. That’s the film that writer/director David Lowery delivered at this year’s Sundance film festival and somehow ended up being an acclaimed hit of the fest. Lowery isn’t a stranger to […]
Kubo And The Two Strings (Movie) Review 1

Kubo And The Two Strings (2016) Review

 |  Phil Brown
There are few studios around these days as dedicated to the art and craft of animation as Laika. Founded by Henry Selick, and launched with his brilliant adaptation of Coraline, the studio specializes in stop motion. Their films (ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls) are for kids, but generally have a horror bent, and tend push the young […]
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Pan (2015) Review

 |  Phil Brown
The latest big screen edition of Peter Pan is, if nothing else, an incredibly strange movie. Directed by Brit Joe Wright (Atonement, Hannah), it seems to be a Peter Pan blockbuster made by people who aren’t particularly interested in Peter Pan. The filmmakers completely re-wrote and altered the original text about the flying boy who […]
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Her (2013) Review

 |  Phil Brown
Like all of the best speculative science fiction, Spike Jonze’s latest flick her is set in the future, but it’s really about right now. The film is one of those “what if” sci-fi tales and one feels a mere software update away from being a reality. Then, of course, with the project being a Spike […]

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) Review

 |  Phil Brown
Though it’s sure to be a blockbuster, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has to be one of the oddest marquee Christmas releases in recent memory. Completely devoid of holiday cheer, this is the rapiest, Naziest movie you’re likely to see this December and a great dark escape from family gatherings if you’re in need […]

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