Archive for the ‘Jeremy Mather’ Category

Underrated Movie of the Month Club: Birth

Birth, starring Nicole Kidman, was released to little fanfare in the spring of 2004. The movie received quietly mixed reviews, and a brief moment in the media spotlight for a controversial adult/child relationship between Kidman and a ten-year-old boy who claimed to be her reincarnated husband, specifically for a scene where the two share [...]

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Back to the Future: An Ode to Act I

Back to the Future is an excellent example of a traditional Hollywood blockbuster that really works. The story is formulaic and could easily fit into any of the by-the-numbers paradigms detailed exhaustively in screenwriting manuals everywhere, yet most people consider it one of the better movies from the 80’s. It’s still viewed affectionately [...]

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