‘The End’ Isn’t the Only Winning Position In Film Watching

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Last night I lay on the couch having just finished another episode of Netflix’s Daredevil and saying to myself that I feel like watching a movie. Uncertain as to what I want to watch I did what anyone these day and age do, I started scrolling through Netflix — the new channel surfing. Eventually I crossed paths with 3 Women, a film that I should’ve known was a poor choice. Not because it’s a bad movie, but because I know that in my current state a film that like would just not work for me. However, I did press play and an hour in I ended my suffering. Continue reading

TUMP [Bonus – Fantasy League Results March 2015]

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March ended just a while ago which means it’s been more than enough time for us to get together and discuss box office matters as it relates to the fantasy league. Damion and Jack are MIA whilst Ed joins in for his first live recording all year. Anyways enjoy as we dance our way through it all… Continue reading

‘Actress’ is a Diary That We Shouldn’t Be Seeing

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Actress is a 2014 documentary that just became available to stream on Netflix. Watch it here.

Films like Actress baffle me whenever I see them. Whilst I will never want to be that person who tells someone who took their time and energy to make a movie that it was poorly spent I wonder.

Actress is a film about Brandy Burre, who had a recurring role on The Wire. Currently a mother of two and after taking a long hiatus from the world of acting wants to return. While that’s the general gist of the film it feels almost tangential to the film’s content itself to call that a synopsis. This movie quickly becomes an almost snapshot of Burre’s life in the moment, and that’s the problem. Continue reading