• Cinephilia

    The pull of GRAVITY, part one

    In order to fully process all the awesome of Gravity, this post most assuredly contains spoilers. If you ever (even maybe) plan on seeing the film, I’d encourage you to skip this. If you’ve seen it, though – read on, and lemme know what you think, too! Several weeks ago, I saw a trailer for Gravity. Like everyone else who watched it, I was instantly intrigued. A few weeks ago, when the film made its premiere and the unqualified positive reviews hit, I was sold. I can’t remember the last film of this caliber that’s been so resoundingly praised – not Avatar, not Lincoln, nothing comes to mind that is in the…

  • Cinephilia

    Giving you fair (cinematic) warning.

    Over the years, wherever I happen to be blogging at the moment, I tend to take time in the Fall to share my excitement about the coming movie season. Because Fall and into the Winter is a veritable candy store of the best films of the year. If you happen to be a kid who loves movies like most kids love candy. With the Oscars (and every other major awards) hitting in the beginning of the new year, studios release their heaviest hitters at the end of the year (so Academy voters remember them come voting time). Besides, with rare exception in the likes of special effects categories, no one…