Tag Archive: entertainment

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

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It’s rare that we see a movie that has a true sense of timelessness. Oftentimes, we have movies that aren’t even that old, such as 1995’s GoldenEye, which feel hopelessly dated in 2013.… Continue reading

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Eat You Up

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I had a recent rant on how popular culture is generally on a spiral toward shallowness, and I did talk about the rise of popularity of Korean pop around the world, including Japan… Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013)

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Every once in a while, you will encounter the movie that is the perfect summer blockbuster: Terrific visuals, compelling story, deep characters. Man of Steel is not that movie. Man of Steel follows… Continue reading

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The Happening (2008)

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I’ll admit that I tried watching M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening for exactly one reason: To see Siying Chen’s cameo. That cameo was very much of the “blink and you’ll miss it” variety… Continue reading

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The Purge (2013)

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What do you get when you cross the smarmy pseudo-intellectuality of Aparna Sen, the manipulative political correctness of Precious, with a dash of shock value a la Alpha Girls? The answer is The… Continue reading

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Paris Jackson, and Why I Don’t Watch Televised News

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The gym at which I work out is gracious enough to mount televisions on their elliptical machines. As they had ABC and it was approaching 7 in the evening, I eagerly tuned in… Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

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I remember that night. I was in the Upson B7 computer lab struggling to get a MATLAB project completed for MAE 2120: Mechanical Properties and the Selection of Engineering Materials when I saw… Continue reading

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