Paul

Paul

Film review by: Witney Seibold

While screenwriters Simon Pegg and Nick Frost claim that Greg Mottola‘s “Paul” is not part of the so-called “Blood and Ice Cream” trilogy (which also contains their cult hits “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”), it still feels very much a part with their previous works. (more…)

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Limitless

Limitless

Film review by: Witney Seibold

Neil Burger‘s “Limitless” is clearly a callow power fantasy for writers and students. It’s about a fellow who discovers a magical new drug that makes him smart and witty and driven, and one that allows him to suddenly be inspired and active enough to actually finish that book he’s been thinking about. As a writer, I can relate to this: how many times have I, or have any of us, felt that we had all the right ideas lurking in our skulls, but were lacking the gumption to actually get our writing assignments done? Don’t you wish you had a magic pill that made you… well, not “high,” but merely focused? (more…)

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Resonnances

Resonnances

Film review by: Witney Seibold

Philippe Robert’s “Resonnances,” a 2006 feature film from France, was released on DVD from Synapse films a few months back (and it was only my sloth and seemingly endless capacity for dawdling that prevented me from writing about it until just now), and it caused a minor uproar in the online horror community, as it was reputed to be a perfectly decent little thriller that managed to be tense and creative, despite its shoestring budget, and relatively low profile. (more…)

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Ten Underrated Actors

Ten Underrated Actors

Article by: Witney Seibold

Have you ever been watching a film, and you see the thrid or fourth credit pop up at the beginning, and your eyes light up? (more…)

Published in: on March 24, 2011 at 1:01 pm  Leave a Comment