Posts tagged ‘film’

“Her” and the future of empathy

“Her” is both a love story and a ruminative critique of how we use technology. Yet, it’s also a meditation on empathy.

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Marketing Kisses to Americans

We lived in Ireland for about two years. While there, we had plenty of guests come and visit us. We usually met them at the airport…

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Ladies and Gentlemen… Leonard Cohen

The legendary Leonard Cohen is, as you probably know, on tour. He comes to Vancouver on April 19. Today the National Film Board blog features a…

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How Watchable is “Watchmen”?

Watchmen is not as much a movie as it is a nearly-three hour treatise on post-modernism in the superhero genre. It’s two hours of back story…

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Cinematic Term I Learned: “Mumblecore”

I was recently reading New Yorker magazine, and encountered a reference to a sub-genre of movies called “mumblecore”. From Wikipedia: Mumblecore is an American independent film…

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Photos of Panama From the Pentax

We took two cameras to Panama last month–our workhorse Nikon D70 and Julie’s old-school Pentax K1000. We shot four or five rolls of film with the…

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What’s the Greatest Superhero Movie?

I was chatting with somebody yesterday about comic book movies. I don’t think there’s been a truly great super hero movie yet. I’m talking about the…

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Young People Doing What They Will

Note: This website is habitually G-rated when it comes to language (okay, maybe 14 Years). By necessity, this post features use of the F-bomb. If that…

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