Sunday, May 01, 2011

Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl

Pearls Before Swine

An action-adventure movie based on a kids ride at a theme park is hiding a real national treasure.

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Other Recent Long Stuff

A Serious Man
Sympathy for the Devil
The Maltese Falcon
Neo’s Passport
The Dark Knight
A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
The Dreamers
The Dreamers

Books to Phlog

Book cover of Walker Percy's the Moviegoer at FiftyWalker Percy’s The Moviegoer at Fifty: New Takes on an Iconic American Novel has just been released from LSU Press. This well-received collection of twelve new essays includes a contribution from Jonathan Potter and Read Mercer Schuchardt revisiting “The Moviegoer’s Cinematic References.”

This is the first critical work devoted solely to Percy’s debut novel. Coinciding with the centenary of his birth, this collection offers fresh perspectives that underscore the novel’s ongoing relevance.


Monday, May 30, 2011

Overheard on Twitter

@craigmod: Exercise: Replace names as needed, read reviews of The Tree of Life as reviews for The Hangover II.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The movie map…

of the best 250 films of all time.  Certainly a lot to argue about, but still a good primer if you’re just beginning to see film for what it’s worth.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

The Future According to Film

Violence, shenanigans, and Taco Bell.  This infograph will help you prepare accordingly.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Happy 70th Birthday, Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane turns 70 this month.  Is Kane actually Kurtz, from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of DarknessNigel Andrews reflects

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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Is Osama’s Screen Presence Voldemort?

Eerie links between the two.  And all this time we thought Osama was being played by Randall Boggs…

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Metaphilm’s 10th Anniversary: May 2001 - May 2011

Metaphilm this month celebrates 10 years of not reviewing films, but interpreting them. We’ve kept going because you’ve kept us going. Thanks for bookmarking, reading, writing, and recommending our site. 

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Other Recent Phlogs

The Despecialized Star Wars
Summary Bug Creates Unintended Cinematic Beauties
See it live
Sizzling Bacon is HERE at Long Last
24 Things You Might Not Know About Fight Club
Tree of Life and the Lamb of God
Filming In Tongues
Martin Scorsese’s parents were aliterate
This Again—At A Theater Near You
Bollywood Directors and the “Cut To Switzerland”
The Constant Traveler
Save the Movies from Save The Cat!
Propaganda, A Primer
It may actually be long After Midnight
Dirty Wars playing, then disappearing, at a theater near you
Luke’s Change:  An Inside Job
What Does Hollywood Have to Do with Jerusalem?
There are only fourteen books worth reading each year
Why Are Foreign Films So… Foreign?
Tree of Life Shooting Locations in Smithville, Texas