Weekend Links & News Round Up

Time to launch our new weekend feature from where we round up news & links from all over the web that may be silly...

On Popular Culture: Does Context Matter Anymore?

The oh-too-easy lure of the YouTube Black Hole can take you down anytime defenses are lowered and procrastination has had even four minutes to percolate. Somehow,...

Film Diaries: A Film A Day – The Maid

Introducing our new original column -Film Diaries: A Film A Day - Part 1 The Maid (La Nana) 2009 Directed by Sebastian Silva Starring Catalina Saavedra,...

How Chris Rock Gave The Oscars Social & Cultural Relevance Again, Even if Some...

Before the world knew and loved Chappelle, and he perfected a brand of comedy that is sublime in its exact timbre of exploration of...

What We Do in the Shadows: Fresh Blood in the Vampire Canon

What We Do in the Shadows (2014, New Zealand, Australia; 2015 U.S. Release) Written, Directed and Produced by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Starring Jemaine Clement,...

The Year in Film: An Expanding Point of View

By Jacqueline Howell 2015 was a remarkable year in film for its expanding narrative POVs, despite the January grumpiness that begins to colour everything. Critics and...

2015: Five of the Best Films

Five of the Best Films of 2015 by Tony Hinds As the Oscar discussions and predictions begin to dominate entertainment news, it's a reminder that the year...

2015 in Music News & Culture: The Year That Was

The Year That Was According to Us: Music News, Culture, and closer to home. January belatedly kicked off for us with a small but decisive bang:...

Remember The Days of Wine and Roses?

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) Director: Blake Edwards Written by: JP Miller Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick Music: Henry Mancini Featured Song: ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’...

Sicario and Roger Deakins

A look at Sicario's cinematography work as executed by Roger Deakins. Sicario is a strange movie. Never before has such a badly written film been so...

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