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“On the Road” Review: Just as Boring as the Book

“On the Road” Review: Just as Boring as the Book

By Wesley Emblidge

December 19, 2012

I feel like I should disclose something to preface to this review: I didn’t particularly like Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” when I read it. I liked the writing style, and thought Kerouac’s overarching description of how his generation acted was somewhat interesting, but I found the narrativ...

Some of the best talents in cinema are all on top of their game in “The Master”

Some of the best talents in cinema are all on top of their game in “The Master”

By Wesley Emblidge

September 22, 2012

Some movies take a while to really figure out. It’s been over a day since I was awed by Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, “The Master,” and yet I’m still thinking about and trying to deconstruct it. It’s a film that demands a very specific audience, a very cold oppressive film that leads to a lot of people walking out of the theater ...

“Trouble with the Curve” is the furthest thing from a curveball

“Trouble with the Curve” is the furthest thing from a curveball

By Wesley Emblidge

September 22, 2012

I think I speak for most people when I say I really wish Clint Eastwood had stopped working a long time ago. With the downhill spiral of his directing career, his embarrassing speech at the Republican National Convention recently, and now his latest starring role, "Trouble with the Curve," it's hard to rem...