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The Monuments Men: Does History Matter? (Movie Review)

The latest collaboration between George Clooney and Matt Damon plays out like a mashup of Indiana Jones (or National Treasure) with splashes of Ocean’s Eleven and Saving Private Ryan. Robert M. Edsel’s The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History gets … Continue reading

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Elysium: Good News For All? (Movie Review)

A few years ago, I found myself “discussing” Neill Blomkamp’s first feature film, District 9, with a friend. My friend thought it was an incredibly entertaining and visual film, but nothing more. I was incredulous! How could he not see the … Continue reading

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The Matrix & Elysium: Psychological Oppression (Movie Review)

As we’ve worked toward the upcoming release of Neill Blomkamp’s (District 9) next release, Elysium, we’ve worked on preview pieces at Hollywood Jesus. I agreed to work on this one, a look at how the Wachowski brothers had taken Big Brother-like ideas … Continue reading

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