Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

The Law of the Sea

Davy Jones administers the trade in the souls of men.

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Other Recent Long Stuff

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Sympathy for the Devil
Watchmen
The Maltese Falcon
Neo’s Passport
The Dark Knight
A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
The Dreamers
The Dreamers
Reading Inland Empire

Books to Phlog

Understanding Jaques EllulUnderstanding Jacques Ellul, by Greenman, Schuchardt, and Toly, will be of special interest to Metaphilm readers as Jacques Ellul understood cinema as one of the chief tools of propaganda used by the state to distract the masses from that which matters.

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Monday, October 29, 2012

Why Are Foreign Films So… Foreign?

McSweeney’s feigns interest in the movies we genuinely love.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Tree of Life Shooting Locations in Smithville, Texas

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The Movie Theater is Officially Dead

No amount of 3D, popcorn, cathedral-like architecture or any of the other gee-wiz gizmos of modern moviegoing in public will compete with home theater set-up plus an endless source of free content.

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Tree of Life Shooting Locations in Smithville, Texas
The Movie Theater is Officially Dead
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I’ll take my clothes off, and it will be shameless…