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I've decided to post a list of film reviews I've written. Most of these also appear on the IMDb. (If you go to the film on IMDb and click on "External Reviews," that's where you'll find the reviews.)

This list goes from most recent review to oldest. I'm sure you'll see a progression in the quality of the reviews. The earliest ones are really only a few sentences long, a paragraph at most. The newer ones get into more depth. At the bottom you will find essays I've written about movies, the movie going experience and the film industry.

The Watchmen (2009)
The Mindscape of Alan Moore (2003)
Burn After Reading (2008)
The Clone Wars (2008)
Salvador (1986)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Wanted (2008)
The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Iron Man (2008)
Shine A Light (2008)
Leatherheads (2008)
James Bond Movies (1981-2006)
There Will Be Blood (2007) (again)
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
James Bond Movies (1963-1979)
Rambo (2008)
Where in the World is Osama bin Laden (2008)
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
El Orfanato (2007)
Top 5 of 2007
Alien vs. Predator 2 (2007)
Sweeney Todd (2007)
Margot At The Wedding (2007)
Juno (2007)
I Am Legend (2007)
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
Solo con tu pareja (1991)

Across the Universe (2007)
Before the Devil Know's You're Dead (2007)
No Country For Old Men (2007)
Beowulf (2007)
American Gangster (2007)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982, 2007)
The Comedians (1967)
Psycho (1960)
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Michael Clayton (2007)
Blood, Boobs and Beast (2007)
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
City Lights (1931)
Easy Street (1917)
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)
Jaws (1975)

Rocket Science (2007)
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Sunshine (2007)
Angel-A (2005)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Transformers (2007)
Sicko (2007)
Seven Samurai (1954) #3
Stardust (2007)
Wonder Bar (1934)
Topkapi (1964)

Ratatouille (2007)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Ocean's 13 (2007)
Paris je'taime (2006)

Knocked Up (2007)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Spider-man 3 (2007)
Hot Fuzz (2007)

The Fallen Idol (1948)
Lifeboat (1944)
Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Zelig (1983)

The Host (2006)
Grindhouse (2007)
TMNT (2007)
Night at the Museum (2006)
300 (2007)
Zodiac (2007)
Venus (2006)
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
Autism Every Day (2006)
Miss Navajo (2007)
Enemies of Happiness (2006)

Robotech: Shadow Chronicles (2006)
The Good German (2006)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Children of Men (2006)
Y tu mama tambien (2001)
Top 5 of 2006
Seven Samurai (1954) #2
Notorious (1946)
Mother Night (1996)

Rocky Balboa (2006)
Apocolypto (2006)
Blood Diamond (2006)

Take the Money and Run (1969)
The Fountain (2006)
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
Death of a President (2006)
The Prestige (2006)
Flags of our Fathers (2006)
5 Scary Movies for Friday the 13th
The Departed (2006)
The Illusionist (2006)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Road to Guantanamo (2006)

Who Killed the Electric Car (2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
The Young Lions (1958)
Superman Returns (2006)
Hard Candy (2005)
Match Point (2005)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)
Brick (2005)
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
V for Vendetta (2005)
Network (1976) #2
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
New York Doll (2005)
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
TV Junkie (2006)
Top Five of 2005
Munich (2005)
Raging Bull (1980)
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
King Kong (2005)
Syriana (2005)
Elizabethtown (2005)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) (Part 2)
Serenity (2005)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Jarhead (2005)
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Godfather (1972)
Seven Samurai (1954)
E.T. (1982)
American Graffitti (1973)
THX 1138 (1971)
Network (1976)
The Spectre of Marxism (educational video)
Broken Flowers (2005)
Torn Curtain (1966)
Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Howl's Moving Castle (2005)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Fantastic Four (2005)
War of the Worlds (2005)

Essays about the movies, the film industry and the movie-going experience:

10 Movies That Need DVD Releases
Classic Movie Theatres.
Ron Howard's "East of Eden" Remake
Return of the Overture and Intermission
Advice to Hollywood concerning remakes
Digital Projection

Comments

patrick said…
watched V for Vendetta recently, loved it. eye-candy effects, amazing how much character they developed into a mask, then again, maybe he was more than a mask...

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