Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz

While watching The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz I couldn’t help but wondering how Daniel Day-Lewis would fare in playing the role of Blatz himself and I also couldn’t help but thinking that Armin Wiebe, the writer of the play, … Continue reading

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The Role of Art in Dario Argento’s Opera

The Role of Art in Dario Argento’s Opera Dario Argento’s resume of work makes up some of the most difficult films to critique (or even analyze for that matter) because really, what are they? Are they exploitative slasher films?  Or … Continue reading

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Three Things to Check Out This Week/End

1) Jane Eyre 2) Hanna 3) The Magic Flute

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Shooting Star Casino: How To Feel Like An All Star

When driving into Mahnomen, Minnesota, one can’t quite help but feeling as though they’re driving into a scene from Michael Cimino’s 1978 film The Deer Hunter.  Every building but a select few in the square mile town looks as though … Continue reading

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