Articles from August 2014

Creative and critical movie writing from the Ped Mall to the moon!

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Attack the Block Movie Poster

Attack the Block Will Rock Your Socks

Around the same time J. J. Abrams was showcasing his ode to Spielberg via Super 8, Joe Cornish's Attack the Block was in limited release and getting none of the attention it deserved.
Screenshot from Napoleon Dynamite

The Power of the Liger: A Look at Napoleon Dynamite Ten Years Later

The tenth anniversary of “Napoleon Dynamite” is special for a number of reasons, both on a cultural level, and for me, on a personal one.