Tag Archives: Jacki Weaver

Animal Kingdom

Let him know who’s king. Metaphor movies have to overcome a great deal to be good.  It just takes one or two moments too many to be so overt as to be cloying.  A metaphor needs to be a clever … Continue reading

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Stoker

We are not responsible for what we come to be. Sometimes I worry about myself.  I was taking in the air after seeing the movie Stoker (2013) and thought to myself, “They’re making movies for me.”  That’s a darkish confession because … Continue reading

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The 2013 Academy Awards: Will and Should

And the winner is… This morning, Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards.  Voting: “Regular awards are presented for outstanding individual or collective film achievements in up to 25 categories. Members from each of the branches vote … Continue reading

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