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DVD Review: Forget the Film, Watch the Titles!

Graphic designers, animators and other filmmaking creatives will undoubtedly be delighted by this modest documentary from Submarine Channel, which showcases the varied and endlessly creative techniques of title design. There was a time when title sequences were treated strictly as a utilitarian device, a visual

For Cinema Junkies Everywhere: NSFW

As someone who frequents the movie theatre as much as I do, I make no secret of the fact that I adhere to a fairly strict policy of “Don’t Be a Jerk”. So this little gem, courtesy of Alamo This find including and improvement that

Asian Guy Fights Racism With Hilarity

By now, the inter-web is familiar with the likes of one Alexandra Wallace and her (not at all) intellectually sophisticated and nuanced take on cultural diversity on the campus of UCLA. It’s completely offensive, yes. But… she’s an idiot, so I don’t feel a particularly

Hey Park Slope… Das Racist (for real)

Attention Park Slopers!… Brooklynites!… New Yorkers!… really, anyone with a working cerebrum. There is a weasel in our midst! He/she calls him/herself Jennifer McMillen, and gained notoriety last week after posting a mind-numbing display of I-swear-I’m-not-racist racism on In it, he/she urges fellow Park

Movie Review: Black Swan

Ballet is a monster. Or so suggests Darren Aronofsy by way of his latest film. Two years after resurrecting the career of Mickey Rourke and moving audiences (meaning me) to tears with The Wrestler (2008), the director has put his stamp on the year 2010

Golden Globe Nominations

It’s that time of year again! Hello, friends. My posting schedule has been embarrassingly anemic, as of late, but in the spirit of the season… Award Season… I will be extending my very best efforts to assist you all through this very overwhelming, and at

Top Ten Moments From Louis C.K.

Last week, comedian Louis C.K. achieved his 238478329473245th moment of viral fame after bringing some major funny to the studio of The Tonight Show. If you missed it, here is the part that made my face hurt (from laughing, obvs.), where Louis breaks down the

Why Kanye is right this time…

“George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” — Kanye West, September 2, 2005 Last week, Kanye West appeared on the Today Show to respond to former President Bush’s reaction to this statement, which Bush emotionally described as “one of the most disgusting moments” of his

The best film studies course ever…

This shit is hilarious –brought to my attention via our very own Hawkes Klein. And it’s compelling me to make a list of funniest and least likely films to be featured in a film studies course. Suggestions??? Source:

Kwon & Juan Review: Part 2 – Jackass 3D

Do I even need to intro this film? Johnny Knoxville et. al unleash their antics again — this time, with a new fancy super camera that puts you right in the middle of all the grossness. And I believe the image below says it all: