As you can see, this next song is called, “Los Angeles,” where I had the good fortune to live for two months of my life. I briefly stayed in Burbank for close to two and a half months for a internship that would give me my first glimpse of what it’d be like to […]Read more "“Los Angeles”"
Hello, If you follow this blog, I probably should have let you all know that I write for my own site now. Like, a site whose title isn’t followed up with a secondary tag that tells people its a blog. It’s called The Distant Close-Up, I advertise it as much as possible and I write […]Read more "“Williamsburg” – Something Different"
At this point, it’s old news that Hollywood and cinema from around the globe has a distasteful history of glorifying abusive relationships. You only need to look as far as this coming box office weekend to find evidence of such films still getting produced. Sure, it was based on a popular franchise of somehow published […]Read more "Thursdazed and Confused – Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)"
When it comes to romance and the concept of true love, we hold up the ‘high school sweethearts’ tag as a pedestal of perfection. There’s good reason behind that sentiment, considering how hard it must be to maintain such a relationship well into your adult years and how few of these relationships actually last beyond […]Read more "Wednesdependents’ Day – Blue Jay (2016)"
At the time of The Horde’s premiere in late 2009, the modern understanding of zombies – undead beings who crave human flesh and must have their brains destroyed in some capacity to stay dead – was a little over four decades old thanks to George A. Romero. With that being said, why do there continue […]Read more "Tuesday of the World – The Horde (2009)"
The rest of New England’s professional sports franchises have done their fair share of damage, but the Patriots’ successes, and how they’ve succeeded over the last decade and a half have been enough to give outsiders a negative impression of New Englanders as a whole. Last night’s result hasn’t changed any of that – in […]Read more "Thoroughly Modern Monday – Manchester by the Sea (2016)"
New entries of film franchises that have taken an abnormal amount of time to gestate pose an interesting challenge for any filmmaker. Depending on the length in between it and the last film, an entire generation of attitudes and technology could have passed and thrown more than a few kinks into any studio pitch. Though […]Read more "Friday Night Lights, Camera, Action! – Rings (2017)"