So much hype I didn’t want to like it – yet I ended up loving Slumdog Millionaire

POSTED IN:  by Carl Johnson, May 30, 2009 at 00:00 EST

Slumdog Millionaire doesn’t seem like the type of film that would be enjoyable. A tale of loss, struggle, corruption, crime and overcoming, Slumdog manages to be hip, funny, fast paced, and full of enjoyable performances that are never too stuffy. All too often “it” film’s are unfairly voted for Oscar gold, and Slumdog was certainly an “it” film. Fortunately though, it deserved to be. More »

The Matrix gets the high-def treatment it deserves in 10th Anniversary Blu-ray

POSTED IN:  by Carl Johnson, May 13, 2009 at 00:00 EST

“I know why you’re here, Neo. I know what you’ve been doing… why you hardly sleep, why you live alone, and why night after night, you sit by your computer. You’re looking for him. I know because I was once looking for the same thing. And when he found me, he told me I wasn’t really looking for him. I was looking for an answer. It’s the question that drives us, Neo. It’s the question that brought you here. You know the question, just as I did.” “What is the Matrix?” More »

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