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2015

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The Interview

By: Addison Wylie If Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen are going to be filmmakers, they really should write their own material.  Their directorial debut and sleeper hit This Is the End sustained itself because of their clever weisenheimer writing satirizing self-involved Hollywood socialites. With their highly anticipated and controversial second feature The Interview, the pair are responsible for the story along with Dan Sterling.  However, this time, they’ve abandoned the screenwriting phase and let Sterling…

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Last Days in Vietnam

By: Gesilayefa Azorbo Last Days in Vietnam, directed by Rory Kennedy, is a gripping look back at the massive, often unsanctioned evacuations of South Vietnamese citizens and Americans in Vietnam that were undertaken in the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War.  This is a story told through meticulously researched archival footage and interviews with key players in the US and Vietnamese military and state departments – including Henry Kissinger himself – as well as…

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Monk with a Camera

By: Addison Wylie It’s unlikely that a life story doesn’t strike a chord with anyone.  Nicholas “Nicky” Vreeland’s contributions to Buddhism have moved many, and it’s easy to see why.  His fascination and skill with photography (along with his overall pure intentions) made waves, and helped the Tibetan monk become more in touch with his new Buddist lifestyle. But, some life stories are lucky enough to sustain a feature length film and others are more…

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The Scarehouse

By: Addison Wylie With every review, I try to inject some insight as to how I felt while watching the movie.  Sometimes, I use humour and metaphors to get my point across.  Writing has allowed my voice to travel along some creative routes in order to express an opinion about the medium.  There’s no feeling quite like finding a conscious flow to your thoughts. With Gavin Michael Booth’s The Scarehouse, I have nothing interesting to…