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Magnolia (Anderson, 2000)

With rapid editing, montage, multiple climaxes, inter-cutting, etc. there’s much to pay attention to and so much more to easily gloss over. Nearly the entire film plays out like its in this perpetual climax where each character is about to … Continue reading

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So You Don’t Have To Read It: ROOM–from book to film

Herein, I will outline the major differences between the novel Room by Emma Donoghue, and the film Room, adapted for the screen by Lenny Abrahamson. To be sure, I believe the film is a fine example of the adapted screenplay, … Continue reading

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Fargo (Coen Brothers, 1996)

In Fargo (1996), a film fictitiously based on a true story, Joel and Ethan Coen use humour to present dark and disturbing violence in a light and airy manner. The comedic style emphasizes the ridiculousness of the characters’ purported actions, … Continue reading

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