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Film Torments: Braveheart (1995)

CONTINUING our desperate foray into the clogging arteries of Oscar Month at Film Torments, we have Rich Kee’s analysis of Mel Gibson’s Braveheart – a film, and I quote, comprised of: “[A] three hour performance of...

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Film Torments: The Golden Compass (2007)

IT’S OSCAR month at SCM, but not the one you were thinking of. This wintry February of Film Torments is dedicated to some of the most undeserving winners of actual Academy Awards, ranging from...

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Review: Whiplash – An instant classic

WHIPLASH is faster, more brutal and more exhilarating than even its fast, brutal and exhilarating title would suggest. It’s also, fittingly, just as painful. Rarely have I found myself visibly wincing through the entirety...

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Review: Selma – A great tribute to a great man

HISTORY and film have a funny old relationship. A significant portion of films are based on historical events, and these events are better-remembered as a result of these films. Historical films are, by-and-large, more...