FlixChatter Review: Spike Jonze’s HER

Once in a while, a film you hadn't heard much about suddenly sneaked in and took your breath away. In 2013, that film for me was HER. In its simplistic terms, Spike Jonze's sci-fi drama is about a guy who falls in love with an Operating System. Yes, that alone is downright bizarre, which at …

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Guest Post: Elysium, Her & The Nature of Science Fiction

Special thanks to Conor Holt for this post. Stay tuned for my full review of Spike Jonze's her coming this weekend! Well, this is awkward. Science Fiction is my favorite film genre, but in 2013 one of my favorite films of the year and my least favorite film of the year…are both Science-Fiction. How could …

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First Question of the Year: Which 2013 movie(s) do you appreciate but wouldn’t watch again?

It's been a bitterly c-cc-cold start to the new year here in my neck of the woods! I know I seem to be obsessing over the weather a lot but really, you'd understand when the *high* only reaches -2˚F (that's -18˚ C!) and I'm super excited that Friday is going to hit 20 degrees (woot …

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November Movie-Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

It's almost time to say goodbye to 2013, can you believe it? I knew somehow November is going to go by like a breeze. It always feel that way when I went on a trip. Hence it hasn't been a prolific month for blogging for me, nor a movie-watching one for that matter. But hey, …

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