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Taking a look at Spike Lee

Many people know Spike Lee from his powerful message movies, or his appearances at New York Knicks games. For me, I’ve only seen one of his films and that is Do the right thing. Do the right thing has a very powerful … Continue reading

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Final Stand with Tarantino

            Watching Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill, and Inglorious Basterds was a downright bloody scene. Reservoir Dogs had some absurd bloody scenes including a scene with Mr. Orange laying in his blood for about an hour. Then there was Kill Bill with the … Continue reading

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Reservoir Dogs

I’ve heard rumors on how good of a director Quentin Tarantino is. Before watching Reservoir Dogs I’ve never seen any other Tarantino films. I was open minded, and really had no idea about him. I find it very interesting on how … Continue reading

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Scorsese’s Twist

As we have studied Scorsese, many people put his name down as someone who likes to produce gangster films. Scorsese knows how to keep you off your phones and on the edge of your seat. In my opinion, Scorsese did … Continue reading

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Introduction to Scorsese

Before being introduced to Martin Scorsese I had no idea who he was. I never watched any of his movies, and really just heard of his big films. Martin’s life before hitting the big stage was pretty interesting. Scorsese attended … Continue reading

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Introduction to Kubrick

Before taking this class I only knew Stanley Kubrick by one movie. That movie was Dr. Strangelove. I was able to watch this in a film theory class here at NIU. This movie itself gave me a sense of Kubrick himself. … Continue reading

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The End

Before even watching The Wire, there were a lot of people that had no idea what it even was. This would include myself. I had no idea what this show was about, where it taken placed and even what genre it … Continue reading

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