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Theory: Drive’s Heroism and Reincarnation

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 02/16/2015 by McCutcheon

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Potential Spoilers for Drive, Valhalla Rising, and Only God Forgives

No matter how complex a story is, if it can’t be boiled down to a basic line or two, your movie might lose its audience. A lot of movies can seem complicated when it’s really about something easy to grasp with the details just making it its own.

And while Drive really is pretty simple (This driver tries to save a woman and her son from the mob), it’s movies that are simple on the surface that are the most open to interpretation in what they’re really about. Here’s an alternate take, or rather an elaboration, on the story of Drive. Continue reading

The Best Movie Posters of 2013

Posted in Top 5 Lists, Whatever with tags , , , , on 12/30/2013 by McCutcheon

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As we’ve seen, not all advertisements are done with maximum effort in the creativity department. And while not all that glitters is gold, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the view.

Below are seven of the year’s best movie posters, along with some of their variations. Continue reading

You Gotta See This: Only God Forgives

Posted in You've Gotta See This with tags , , , on 11/21/2013 by McCutcheon

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Spoilers!

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm

Rated R for strong bloody violence including grisly images, sexual content and language , Running time 90 minutes, 2013, Crime/Drama/Thriller

Compare to: The American (2010), I Saw The Devil (2010)

Now, I use this title with caution. Most of the movies in this category are things that you may have to jump a mental hurdle or two to get out of what may be your normal movie-watching headspace; if you do that, you should love just about everything on this list. Continue reading