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Movie and Music Analysis from One Lacking Any Credentials to Provide It

Month: March 2014

  • Movie Review: “Ministry of Fear” (Fritz Lang, USA 1944)

    I spent much of this film’s 87-minute run time trying to figure out what exactly Lang was trying to say, but the film’s final moment made it clear: the film is an allegory for the dangers of over-consumption of junk food. Stephen Neale’s entire ordeal begins with winning a cake at a charity event and…

  • 2006 Academy Awards Review

    With little time remaining in the run-up to the Academy Awards and the film industry currently in the throes of its worst season, filled with movies not big enough for summer and not good enough for end-of-year releases, I wanted to try writing sort of a fun post looking back at a past Oscar year.…

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