Articles tagged mike vogel

Why Marcus Nispel Should Direct Every Horror Remake

Do few genre filmmakers “get it” that when a true artisan comes along, their presence can be initially perplexing - especially when he or she

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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies

Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It’s just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water,” the

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20 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM


By being both absolutely verisimilar and absolutely unreal, Cloverfield highlights the extent to which reality is natively constructed.

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18 Jan 2008 // 6:27 AM

‘Mockumentaries’ make the outlandish seem true

In the new movie “Cloverfield” a towering monster runs amok in New York City, knocking over buildings and collapsing bridges. No, it’s not a

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18 Jan 2008 // 2:00 AM


The focus on delusional heroism may be Cloverfield's most salient trick.

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19 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Supercross: The Movie (2005)

The brothers race against a spectacular California backdrop, with the sort of ridiculous fearlessness that afflicts boys in sports action movies.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

MTV’s Wuthering Heights

You can almost hear the producers' pitch: 'It's Heathcliff and Catherine via Justin and Britney -- tragic love, but without all those heavy wool broadcloths.'

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

One by one, the kids wander inside the Terrible Place, and all but one can't escape.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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