Category Archives: Personal

Genre Exhaustion

Now here’s something interesting. I was poking around my hard drive this afternoon and found this almost fully-formed “think piece” from October 2011. I’m not sure why I never posted it, because I think it captures a bit of why … Continue reading

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Just over a year ago, I published an ambitious manifesto of sorts. The Blind Spots Series 2012 was meant to be a way for me to commit to seeing a dozen films that I was somewhat embarrassed not to have … Continue reading

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Announcing Shorts That Are Not Pants!

I know things have been pretty quiet around here since my big philosophical post last month. And while I’m still experiencing writer’s block when it comes to reviewing individual films, I haven’t been sitting around feeling sorry for myself. In … Continue reading

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A Word from the Man Behind the Curtain

Back in January, 2011 was looking to be a very good year indeed. I had just finished compiling the votes for the inaugural CAST Awards and was pleased with the level of participation. In March, I was flattered to be … Continue reading

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By the Numbers

Ever since I began writing about film online, I’ve felt compelled to use some sort of visual rating system. Although never a fan of the simplistic “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” of Siskel and Ebert, I felt using a rating … Continue reading

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