Tag Archives: Ryan Gosling

7 Notable Things About I Melt With You

We all talk about how we haven’t seen a good movie in awhile. Nothing is satisfying anymore. It has all been done. Cinema is dead. And then like a kick to the ass, you see one that reminds you; there is still hope for the art. They just nail it, all of it. A movie […]

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Colin’s Top Films of 2011

  I didn’t see nearly as many movies as I wanted to this year, and many of the ones I did see I didn’t like. So unfortunately this list is not at all inclusive or finished. I still have yet to see Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Shame, A Dangerous Method, Midnight in Paris, Ides of […]

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Great Crazy-Weirdo Actors

All great actors are crazy to a degree. Acting requires the sublimation of your own personality and adopting a new one. Essentially actors are forced to assume another identity and roll with it. It’s not hard to see why this appeals to crazies and weirdos. While some actors are straight up weirdos, others hide their […]

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Seven Great Lost Songs

So I should obviously say here what a “lost song” is. Well, it can be many things, but it can mostly be described as this: any song that was played live a whole bunch but never made an album, or was important to a song cycle or album in demo form but never made the […]

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The Little Great Things of DRIVE

There are a lot of sweeping notions, techniques and people that make Drive an outstanding movie. The first-rate, always panning cinematography work of former documentarian Newton Thomas Sigel, who did great work with The Three Kings and the Usual Suspects. The dead on writing of Hossein Amini and the unbelievable 80s electronic soundtrack by Cliff […]

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