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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 29 Apr 22

The Godfather is one of the greatest films ever put on the big screen. Few films come close in terms of storytelling, technical filmmaking, acting, ambience and drama to this… View Post The post The Acme of New Hollywood: The Godfather appeared first on Areo.

The Godfather is one of the greatest films ever put on the big screen. Few films come close in terms of storytelling, technical filmmaking, acting, ambience and drama to this… View Post The post The Acme of New Hollywood: The Godfather appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Mar 22

A commercial for Amazon’s forthcoming TV series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, aired during this year’s Super Bowl, racked up a record 257 million views online… View Post The post One Book to Rule Them All: The Enduring Popularity of The Lord of the Rings appeared first on Areo.

A commercial for Amazon’s forthcoming TV series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, aired during this year’s Super Bowl, racked up a record 257 million views online… View Post The post One Book to Rule Them All: The Enduring Popularity of The Lord of the Rings appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Jul 21

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It is the work of first-time filmmaker, Michael Sarnoski. I am very much an outlier on this movie, which has received rave reviews and a 97% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The rapturous response — The Guardian called a “masterpiece” — gave me pause and made me reconsider a movie that I would have otherwise written off as being shockingly bad. Upon reflection I realize that Pig is not a …

Why I Hated the Movie “Pig” – Give me ugliness or give me nihilism, but not both at once Read More »

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It is the work of first-time filmmaker, Michael Sarnoski. I am very much an outlier on this movie, which has received rave reviews and a 97% critical approval rating on Rotten …

Why I Hated the Movie “Pig” – Give me ugliness or give me nihilism, but not both at once Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Jul 21

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It is the work of first-time filmmaker, Michael Sarnoski. I am very much an outlier on this movie, which has received rave reviews and a 97% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The rapturous response — The Guardian called a “masterpiece” — gave me pause and made me reconsider a movie that I would have otherwise written off as being shockingly bad. Upon reflection I realize that Pig is not a …

Why I Hated the Movie “Pig” – Give me ugliness or give me nihilism, but not both at once Read More »

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It is the work of first-time filmmaker, Michael Sarnoski. I am very much an outlier on this movie, which has received rave reviews and a 97% critical approval rating on Rotten …

Why I Hated the Movie “Pig” – Give me ugliness or give me nihilism, but not both at once Read More »


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