Archive for March, 2014

ZRE Podcast #9- Noah; What Sucked and What Didn’t

Posted in Podcasts, Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 03/31/2014 by Taylor

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Spoilers ahead!

Bryce and Josh discuss all that is Darren Aronofsky’s Noah film. Sure, we did the review, but you only read that to see if it’s worth watching at all. And it’s definitely worth the watch, but what about all the controversy going on with it? You can’t have a movie like this and not have the opinions fly like women’s underwear at a Tom Jones concert.

What they liked, what they didn’t, what makes it worth watching and what was just weird about Noah, just listen to it! No need for a plotz, people!

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Movie Review: Noah

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 03/29/2014 by Taylor

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Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth and Anthony Hopkins

Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief suggestive content , Running time 138 minutes, Drama/Adventure

Compare to: The Fountain (2006), The Road (2011)

Of all the biblically inspired movies to hit theaters this year (Three so far, with Heaven Is for Real in April and Ridley Scott’s Exodus releasing in December), Noah seems to have been the most anticipated outside of the church and has definitely been given the budget to tell the fantastical story.

But hype and anticipation are great to bring audiences in initially while word of mouth does the rest of the work. Will Noah bring audiences in is something I’m waiting to find out, but is it worth watching? Continue reading

ZRE Podcast #8- Lowered and Raised Expectations (Movies)

Posted in Podcasts with tags , , , on 03/26/2014 by Taylor

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You know when you watch that movie that you thought was going to be awful…but it was pretty good? Remember that time that you thought that one movie was going to be pretty good…and it was awful? That’s what this is about.

Also, some quick movies news. The usual.

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MBTI: Where to Spot Your Type in Film- Artisans (SP)

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Stuff, MBTI Whatever with tags , , , , , , , on 03/24/2014 by Taylor

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A while back we did an article on where SJs would be able to find their types in film. As in reality, they’re often the characters that call the shots, tell you how things can or can’t be done and give the protagonist all the rules so when they’re broken, you can see how amazing that protagonist really is.

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ZRE Podcast #7- Video Game Movies (Part 2)

Posted in Podcasts with tags , , , , , on 03/23/2014 by Taylor

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More of the same, but to change it up, we’re discussing games that deserve a movie and movies that deserve their own game. Devil May Cry, Bioshock Infinite, A Blade Game?? More punctuation on that, this is EXCITING! No, there’s not going to be a Blade game.

And my love of The Warriors can’t help but slip through. Continue reading

ZRE Podcast #6- Video Game Movies (Part 1)

Posted in Podcasts with tags , , , , , on 03/21/2014 by Taylor

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It’s all in the title children. Video game movies are generally terrible and this is one nut Hollywood can’t crack. As you can see, this is part one. There’s a second part on the way and all secrets of the universe will be revealed then.

Oh, there are some secrets in this one too, don’t worry.

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MBTI: The Joker is still an ENTP and Why Overanalyzing is Easier Than You Think

Posted in MBTI Rationals, MBTI Stuff, MBTI Whatever with tags , , , , , , , , , on 03/21/2014 by Taylor

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As far as certain characters go, I always see some as being the end-all, be-all. For ISTJs, Dredd is the poster boy. For INTJ, it’s nearly any hang-out-behind-the-curtains villain. And as far as ENTPs go, the Joker is the best version of the evil side.

Is being evil cool? About as cool as a serial killer (which is not cool). But most frequently, I’ll use the Joker as a solid ENTP example because he’s such an extreme version of the type that all others fall under his roof, allowing me to move on with my point.

But as the real world would have it, there are some that still argue and I wouldn’t have it any other way. And though I’ve done a post on the Joker and his type, here are some common arguments I come across that can be easily rested, also letting me bring up some bigger points in the process. Continue reading