Why Whiplash is the Best Movie of 2014

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When thinking of the best film of 2014, a lot of frontrunners come to mind. “Birdman”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Boyhood” seemed to be the top contender for this year’s Academy Awards. “Birdman” had the love of Hollywood that the Academy often goes for, “Boyhood” had the sheer enormity of a project that can’t...continue reading

Divergent (2014)

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  Based on the first novel in Veronica Roth’s best-selling trilogy, Divergent is Hollywood’s latest young-adult (YA) adaptation of a post-apocalyptic female-centered book series. Sound familiar? This film has been viciously compared to the other famously YA novel-turned-blockbuster-movie, Hunger Games. However, what makes Divergent less popular is how director Neil Burger seems so concerned with...continue reading