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    Hey You Geeks!! Podcast #13: Breaking Batman

    In the extra-big 13th episode of the Hey You Geeks podcast we are breaking Batman. With yet another new Batman incarnation in the works with Ben Affleck, we thought it would be fun to pick through each of the live action Batman films from 1966-2012 in search of their failures and successes. We’re breaking it […] More

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    EEFF 2013: ‘The Man Whose Mind Exploded’ steadily implicates director and audience

    Drako Oho Zahar Zahar is an enigma of sorts, having survived two comas, two nervous breakdowns and two suicide attempts, emerging on the other side with his life intact yet his mind forever shattered into uncollected fragments. This documentary’s ostensibly crude title, The Man Whose Mind Exploded, refers to the destructive effect Drako’s comas have had on his memory. Each day he awakens, vaguely aware of who he is, where he is, though uncertain of what may have come before. More

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    ‘Man of Steel’ renders the red-and-blue hero in dull grey

    Man of Steel Written by David S. Goyer Directed by Zack Snyder USA, 2013 Come back, Superman Returns; all is forgiven. Upon its release, Bryan Singer’s take on the most iconic comic-book hero of all time was rightly criticized for being poorly cast, too beholden to the Christopher Reeve era and prone to bouts of distracting […] More

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    Watch the amazing, and final trailer for ‘Man of Steel’

    Credit to those who were hired to market The Man of Steel. The marketing has been incredible thus far, and if you think they couldn’t possibly top the last trailer, you are wrong. Warner Bros. has released the final trailer for Zack Snyder‘s upcoming Superman film, and it is simply amazing. The latest trailer is […] More

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    ‘Memento’ raises more questions than it answers

    Memento Directed by Christopher Nolan Written by Christopher Nolan 2000, USA There’s something to be said about neglecting to watch the classics, excuses to be made. A sense of urgency compels you to sit down and watch, if nothing else, so that you will be able to discuss a seminal work with confidence. This sense […] More

  • The Dark Knight Rises (Christian Bale & Tom Hardy)

    How The Dark Knight Rises is an inspirational story of overcoming depression

    Welcome to Strange Interpretations, a new column on Sound on Sight, positioned somewhere between thought provoking symbolic truth seeking and experimental novelty. Each week, a well known motion picture will be put on the operating table in the asylum’s film studies theatre and dissected to prove that a bizarre hidden meaning exists, running underneath the narrative arteries…sort of like the thing from The Thing. More

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    Extended Thoughts on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Directed by Gore Verbinski Written by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, and Jay Wolpert Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush Captain Jack Sparrow is the worst thing that ever happened to Johnny Depp’s career. The prevailing wisdom is that the constantly […] More

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    ‘Man of Steel’ coming soon to a movie theatre near you

    For lovers of comic book superheroes, the one that made the best crossover into mainstream film would arguably be Superman. Ok, so if you love your comic book characters, you’ll probably like most of the superhero movies that have been made over the years, but whereas even the latest trilogy of Batman movies appeal to […] More

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    2012: A Year in Review (1-10)

    2012 will probably go down as one of the best years in cinema of this current decade.  This was the hardest year for me to make a top ten list because there were too many great films that came out, especially in the fall.  In fact every film on my top ten list was a […] More

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    Staff List: The 40 Best Films of 2012

    #10: The Cabin in the Woods (107 points) Written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard Directed by Drew Goddard USA, 2012 Like Scream, it’s a self-aware slasher film, but where Scream was happy simply to turn the genre’s bloody glove inside out and examine the stitching, The Cabin in the Woods has more complicated ambitions. If Scream is […] More

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