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#41 The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby For this review I’m going to break from my usual pattern and deliver this review in two parts. The first part will be a review of the film as, well, a film.  The second part of my review will be more of an explication of a personal epiphany. Part I Baz, Loud … Continue reading

#40 Regarding Henry

Regarding Henry Leading up to 1991’s Regarding Henry, Harrison Ford’s body of work since wrapping the final Star Wars film of the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi, moved in a decidedly more dramatic and serious direction.  Other than two Indiana Jones sequels–the lackluster Temple of Doom and the successful Last Crusade–the other four of the five films were dramas.  Witness … Continue reading

# 39 Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness Nearly all of the films I have viewed and reviewed thus far this year were films I saw at home.  To be sure I have a better film setup than most–HD projector and a 95″ screen and surround sound–but there are still some films which benefit from a truly large screen. … Continue reading