Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Very World You Wished For: On Cinema As Authorial Therapy, Part 3

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My final essay on Cinema As Authorial Therapy regards The End of Evangelion deteriorating mental states of its characters and its creator, Hideaki Anno. Really proud of how this one turned out. Click here to read on Movie Mezzanine.

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‘The Family’ Movie Review

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My latest Movie Mezzanine review is of the Luc Besson-Robert De Niro joint, The Family. It’s….not good, but I do highlight the film’s lone bright spot. Click here to read the full review.

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I Give You My Son: On Cinema As Authorial Therapy, Part 2

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My series of articles ruminating on “Cinema as Authorial Therapy” continues with looks at Melancholia, The Fountain, Holy Motors, and The Tree of Life. On Movie Mezzanine. Click here to read.

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The Leads of Their Own Stories: On Cinema As Authorial Therapy, Part 1

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I wrote a new essay for Movie Mezzanine! It’s about films that act as “authorial therapy”, products of the author’s own shortcomings and emotional struggles that are repurposed into fiction and/or non-fiction. I hope you find it interesting! Click here to read.

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CinEffect Podcast Episode 13

Movies and Video Games. That’s how we roll. Nobody fucks wit’ us!

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EPISODE TIMELINE

(0:00) Papers Please Theme
(0:19) Intro

GAMES
(4:06) Shelter
(14:02) Kentucky Route Zero
(24:51) Saint’s Row IV
(35:54) Papers, Please
(46:16) Upcoming Releases/Random Discussion

MOVIES
(50:43) The Grandmaster/In the Mood For Love
(1:06:46) The Conspiracy
(1:15:56) Lee Daniels’ The Butler
(1:35:34) The Spectacular Now
(1:53:41) Upcoming Releases
(1:58:08) Links/Farewells
(1:58:50) No Good With Secrets by Saturday Looks Good To Me

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