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My musings on all things film, music, and video games.

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Review: Brawl In Cell Block 99

By Cole Henry Genre films are a dime in a dozen these days. The tropes of old have become the harbingers for originality in the modern filmmaking landscape. Yet, like any well that is tapped, it will eventually dry up.... Continue Reading →

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The Importance of Close-Ups In Mr. Robot

By Cole Henry The cinematic close-up shot is usually used to cut from a distant shot to a close up in order to convey a character's emotions in the greater context of the situation whilst hiding surroundings to focus on... Continue Reading →

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Review: Wind River

By Cole Henry Cold, desolate, and forgotten. These are words that resonate throughout every shot of Taylor Sheridan's directorial debut, Wind River. Taylor Sheridan may be best known for his acting role in the FX biker drama, Sons of Anarchy, but that... Continue Reading →

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5 Great Stories about the Fragility of one’s Psyche during Wartime

By Cole Henry 1) Apocalypse Now (film, 1979) Apocalypse Now illustrates the horror, the absurdity, and the futility of war, but most important it portrays war’s damaging psychological effects. As it charts the characters’ descents into literal and metaphorical darkness... Continue Reading →

Review: Baby Driver

By Cole Henry 2017 has been a stellar year for movies thus far and a film has to be very special in order to stand out among the likes of The Beguiled, Okja, and Personal Shopper. Edgar Wright's Baby Driver stands... Continue Reading →

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Free Verse Poetry and a Swamp Thing Poem

By Cole Henry Here are a few pieces of free verse poetry I have written in the last few weeks. They can be found in a .pdf file below. Please enjoy! freeverse:swampthingpoems

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Tupelo: A Short Script

By Cole Henry I had to write a short (8-12 page) script for class and I would like to share it. Click the link below for a PDF of the script. Enjoy! Screenplay16

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The Importance of John Wick for the Action Genre

By: Cole Henry With John Wick Chapter 2 coming to theaters this Thursday I feel obligated to break down why the franchise is immensely important for the action genre, and action film-making in general. John Wick (2014) is directed by... Continue Reading →

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Film as a Sociopolitical Statement and its Importance

By: Cole Henry Film, like all art, can be used to present a specific message or theme to its viewing audience. This message can be very overt or subtle in that only the keenest of viewers will comprehend what the... Continue Reading →

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