Immediately following my coverage of the 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival, my wife and I packed our tiny flat and moved back to the U.S. We spent a month home and then finally moved to Iowa where she is now working on her PhD.
Thus, the summer was very busy and scattered; I left many films in my wake with nary a commentary post. I will now provide a quick rundown of what you should check out and what you should chuck out. Continue reading
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After many years of leaving us to wallow in superhero films, James Cameron has returned with one of the most hyped films…well since Transformers 2.
After seeing trailers, stills, some clips and words from the director himself, you might be concerned that it might just be another bloated CGI wankfest ready to pick up the quick cash during the opening weekend and make way for the DVD. Sure, Avatar does business just like the others, but it’s not as bad as Wolverine…but that’s not saying much.
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