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    Video Essay: Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson by Nelson Carvajal

      Clearly, Wes Anderson’s films are unique in tone and writing style; however, as with many auteurs, Anderson’s artistic visual trademarks are also unmistakably his. His cinematic style is theatrical, colourful, bright and crisp – and his tracking shots are beautifully constructed. Independent digital filmmaker, Nelson Carvajal put together his great video essay for Way […] More

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    Watch a Trailer Promoting ‘The Wes Anderson Collection’

    If you’re a huge fan of filmmaker Wes Anderson’s quirky characters, striking scenery, and oddball comedy, then you might be interested in The Wes Anderson Collection created by Pulitzer Prize finalist, Matt Zoller Seitz. Matt has been working on the collection for twenty years, detailing Anderson’s life, career, and filmography. The book weaves in photography, […] More

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    Sundance London 2013 – Part One: ‘Upstream Color’ upstages silly and serious competition

    The Kings of Summer empathises with two high school kids, Joe (Nick Robinson) and Patrick (Gabriel Basso), who trade their exasperated suburban living for an unconventional residency deep in the forest. With the assistance of affable yet creepy tag-along Biaggio (Moises Arias), the boys transform scraps of wood into an implausibly well-structured new home for […] More

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    Ranking the Films of Wes Anderson

    Last year’s Moonrise Kingdom was inarguably auteur director Wes Anderson’s most accessible film and received widespread critical acclaim. That said, his style is an acquired taste, and those who have acquired it continue to disagree when the subject turns to ranking his best films. Ranking his work, however, hinges on the successful combination of composition […] More

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    2012 and the Box Office: It Was A Very Good Year

    I hate being wrong. Really hate it. The only thing I hate more than being wrong is publicly admitting I’m wrong. And, man, when it comes to how 2012 played out at the movies matched up against what I’d predicted in my end-of-2011 box office wrap-up, I couldn’t have been more wrong. “Want a prediction […] More

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    BAFTAs 2013: Who is going to win? – part 1

    With awards season truly underway, it is time to dust off the gowns and practice the speeches (not to mention the he-deserved-it-more look) and make out predictions for the BAFTAs. Part 1 will cover the following categories: – Best Documentary – Best Animated Feature – Best Film not in the English Language – Best Adapted […] More

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    Look Back at the Best Films of 2012

    “Hey You Geeks!!” is all about the bread and butter of Geek Cinema; comic book films, science fiction, action, horror and fantasy. Because these genres overwhelmingly embody the money-earning side of film, they tend to exist on an uneven plain where weeding out the good from the bad is an often tedious task. Along this […] 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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    The Best Movie Trailers of 2012

    An effective trailer can do wonders for a film. For every movie that is guaranteed to have an audience, there are many more that need to build their own buzz, and there’s no faster way to do that than with a good trailer. A well made trailer can turn a monster movie from a first-time […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part Two)

      25: The Dark Knight Rises Directed by Christopher Nolan Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan 2012, USA The Dark Knight Rises feels as if it was made up of two equal halves, with the most critical moment of the film breaking the movie in half, almost literally. While the second half may have […] More

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