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Don’t Beware “The Ides of March” (2011)

Being a Canadian, I’m endlessly fascinated by the American Political system.  You guys have it all: controversy; intrigue; interesting (usually in more ways than one) political candidates.  For me, watching American politics is often like bearing witness to a well-written “reality” television show.  The characters are believable enough as human beings to suspend your disbelief, but […]

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Stupidest Woman Alive Sues The Distributors of “Drive” Because the Film Wasn’t The Fast and Furious

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article trying to understand the disconect between the film Drive’s audience and the large amount of critics who’ve praised it.  Essentially it boils down to marketting.  The actual film is quite subdued and artistic, moving from relative calm in the first two act into all out headstomping […]

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“Drive”: Attempting to Understand the Critic and Audience Disconnect

When I see a film I like I generally try to recommend it to as many people as possible.  I see a lot of movies, so a number of co-workers often come to me when they’re trying to decide which movie to see over the weekend.  After seeing Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Drive and absolutely falling […]

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“Drive” (2011)

It’s hard to really articulate my thoughts on Drive without giving it a full on tongue-bath because, well, I love the movie.  It’s easily one of my favourite of the year, if not all time.  It’s that rare kind of film that manages to display arthouse sensibilities within the framework of Hollywood cinema.  While the […]

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First Look – “The Ides of March” Trailer and Poster

George Clooney direct’s and stars in “The Ides of March” a new drama based upon the play Farrgut North by Beau Willimon.  The film features a solid cast of  Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Evan Rachel Wood and Marisa Tomei.  The synopsis is as follows: During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an […]

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