Author Archives: Tim Horn

About Tim Horn

I have recently acquired a degree in Film Studies at the University of Manitoba and am now enrolled in the Creative Communications program at Red River College. Film, Literature, Music, Comic Books, and Video Games. These are the things that feed my brain and keep me sane.

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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An Old Fashioned Night at the Movies #4

The Night of the Hunter Without a doubt one of the greatest films of our time, 1955’s The Night of the Hunter is a must see. Newsreel 1955 Looney Tunes short “Feather Dusted” Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Shut

Sex is something that has always been used for differing purposes in film.  The saying goes that “sex sells” doesn’t it? If one were to look at the box office takes of the multitude of frat boy movies containing nothing … Continue reading

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An Old Fashioned Night At The Movies #3

Transport yourselves back to 1936, picture yourself dressing in your finest clothes and heading out to the movie theater to see Frank Capra’s classic… 1936 Newsreel 1936 Walt Disney Mickey Mouse short “Mickey’s Polo Team” Mr. Deeds Goes to Town … Continue reading

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