Cole Smith

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

The Planet of the Apes series is one of the long lasting institutions of America. Scarecely a decade has gone by without a new installment, not to mention 2 reboots of the original. Some are thought provokiing, some are just weird, some are silly and barely there at all. Which will Dawn of the Planet of the Apes fall into? Well, it is a summer blockbuster, if that gives you any hints.

July 16th, 2014

Salesman and the changing nature of the documentary

Documentary films have become ubiquitous in a culture that embraces the ease and hard-lined format of reality series. The problem is that these films have also become disposable as they tend to preach to the choir, more so than not. Salesman serves as a comparison of what went wrong with the documentary format, and rambling ensues.

May 22nd, 2014

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