Category Archives: Movies

F8: Why I love the Fast and Furious Franchise

F8: Better than Furious Seven, still not as good as Fast Five. But #Letty and #Ramsey are my new favorite #dynamicduo. Continue reading

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Making Movies with Dustin Sweet

Dustin Sweet, Independent Animation Producer and Artist, joins my COM107 class to talk about his experiences in navigating the entertainment industry and words of advice for students who want to make movies.

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Race and Gender in the Fast and Furious Franchise

I wrote this after watching Fast & Furious 6. I never posted it. I suppose now is a good time. RIP Paul Walker. Fast and Furious (F&F) is the only film franchise with a majority non-White cast to have an … Continue reading

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My Moviegoing Experience Comes Full Circle: Django Unchained in 35mm

In short, I really enjoyed the movie. I love Quentin Tarantino’s screenwriting, directing, and overall approach to filmmaking. I own Natural Born Killers, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill (I & II), Jackie Brown, and the soundtrack to Four Rooms. I was not concerned with the … Continue reading

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The 48fps 3D Hobbit Experience

DISCLAIMER: The following review does not contain reflections about the narrative, adherence to the original novel, shot composition, directing, or any other proper review content. I was only interested in The Hobbit for its use of 48fps… I was excited … Continue reading

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