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Month: March 2013

  • Movie Review: “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (Benh Zeitlin, USA 2012)

    For a small-budget film with a first-time director in director/co-screenwriter Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild received immense attention and acclaim. However, much of it was centered on child star Quvenzhané Wallis and the film’s depiction of a particular small, impoverished sect of society. That made me question whether the film actually deserved praise,…

  • Movie Review: “Argo” (Ben Affleck, USA 2012)

    Let’s start with something that everyone should understand before going in: This film is a political film. It is 100% intended to help Barack Obama win re-election. It’s a jingoistic film meant to say, “Oh, look how awesome the USA is! And how peaceful solutions work! And how Muslims are capable of self-sacrifice and bravery…

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