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Thinking Too Much: Style and Substance in Mad Men’s “Time Zones”

Thinking Too Much: Style and Substance in Mad Men’s “Time Zones”

Apr 16, 2014

Before I go any further, I must give a tip of the hat to Daniel Joslyn, our fearless leader in regards to these article… this was inspired by his hilarious posts. Sunday night at approximately 10:10 PM I tweeted this: At approximately 10:11 last night, one person maybe chuckled, and I’M FINE WITH THAT YOU GUYS! This tweet lingered with me all day....

The Best Movies You Never Watched: The History of Future Folk

The Best Movies You Never Watched: The History of Future Folk

Apr 7, 2014

Today we turn from blockbuster stars like Will Ferrell and Nicolas Cage to less-known actors and producers as we dive deep into indie film with The History of Future Folk. The film itself is obviously low budget, but that doesn’t mean it lacks in production value. It’s a charming, fun, and — most importantly — heart warming. Plus, aliens...

The Best Movies You Never Watched: Season of the Witch

The Best Movies You Never Watched: Season of the Witch

Mar 25, 2014

You may have underestimated Nicolas Cage’s LARPing/acting abilities, and this is why Season of the Witch is one of the best movies you’ve never watched.

Thinking Too Much: Why Aristotle Would Have Been a Big Fan of 300: Rise of an Empire

Thinking Too Much: Why Aristotle Would Have Been a Big Fan of 300: Rise of an Empire

Mar 23, 2014

In which our writer Dan way, way over-intellectualizes modern popular culture. The degree to which any of this is tongue in cheek is known only to him. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o’er sea-born Salamis And ships, by thousands, lay below, And men in nations;—all were his! He counted them at break of day— And when the sun...

Thinking Too Much: Sharknado Depicts Our Most Ancient Fears

Thinking Too Much: Sharknado Depicts Our Most Ancient Fears

Mar 19, 2014

In which our writer Dan way, way over-intellectualizes modern popular culture. The degree to which any of this is tongue in cheek is known only to him.

The Best Movies You Never Watched: Casa de mi Padre

The Best Movies You Never Watched: Casa de mi Padre

Mar 18, 2014

Welcome to The Best Movies You Never Watched, a new column about old(er) films.