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Fun with Netflix Viewer Reviews: Oscar Winner Edition

It’s time yet again for the article that’s easy for me and fun for you- Fun with Netflix Viewer Reviews! The fourteenth volume of people writing really funny Netflix viewer reviews focuses on Oscar Best Picture-winning films. These are presented completely unedited. Even when you think I might have edited something in or out of the copy, I assure you that I have not. Continue reading

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My 11 Favorite Uses of Classical Music in Film

We all have specific film soundtrack moments that we love. Maybe it’s The Pixies bellowing out “Where’s My Mind” at the end of Fight Club. Maybe it’s Eric Clapton’s “Layla” as the corpses are revealed in Goodfellas. Maybe it’s… well, pick any moment from a Wes Anderson movie. Everyone has at least one. What often gets neglected in these discussions is the use of classical music in film. Too often, classical music is swept under the rug by popular music. Today, classical music gets to shine. Here are my 11 favorite uses of classical music in film. Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Movie Trailer

Movie trailers have taken on a life of their own. We’ve reached a point as a movie-watching society where people will go see films that they’re less interested in, purely in the hopes of catching a trailer for an upcoming movie with tremendous buzz. The whole process is absolutely fascinating. Despite the fact that most movie trailer styles have had an impact on the trailers of the modern era, trailers haven’t always had such importance for movie-goers and studios. Someone had to come up with the idea and implement it. Continue reading

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