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Victory on the Hill, or Voth for short, is a Philadelphia based film student.

Love & Mercy – Film Review


Love & Mercy opens with the line “I was sitting in a crummy movie with my hands on my chin.” Luckily for Brian Wilson, this is not a crummy movie, thus sparing him from the indignity of seeing every reviewer make the obvious joke. Love & Mercy has no right being as good as it ...

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Harry Potter and the Death of the Child Oriented Blockbuster


A year or two ago, I was sitting in a screenwriting class when the professor made everyone pair up into groups of two and come up with ideas for a screenplay we’d be writing that semester. It was the first day, so we didn’t know each other and I ended up with some random guy. ...

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The Game Chasers – Season 2 DVD Review

GameChasers Season 2

After putting out a stellar DVD of the first season of the hit YouTube show, the Game Chasers have just released their second DVD. Similar to the first one, it went up for pre-order on Indiegogo, but I’m sure that it will be up for sale via other means soon. The pre-order gave you two ...

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Weezer: Everything Will Be Alright in the End – Album Review

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After four years without an album, Weezer is back with Everything Will Be Alright in the End. The album follows two of the band’s most maligned releases, Raditude and Hurley. The band, recognizing their errors, decided to take some time off from recording and wait until they had enough songs that they felt were good ...

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Buffy is in HD and Looks Terrible


It’s 2014. We should not still be having this discussion. As I’m sure most of you know, most television shows of the 80s, 90s, and even early 2000s were edited on tape. Because of this, HD versions of these shows require studios ponying up the money to retransfer the film and essentially rebuild the show. ...

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Why The Unaltered Star Wars Won’t Be Released and Why That’s a Good Thing


In case you’ve been living under a rock, rumors are flying around that Disney plans to release the original, unaltered versions of the Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray. The response to this news was overwhelmingly positive for the most part (but more on that later). This news seems almost too good to be true, because ...

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Son of Batman Blu-ray Review


Before I start the review, I just wanted to apologize for not having posted this review sooner. I started writing it when the film was released, but as you might’ve noticed, I haven’t really been writing much for the site due to a pretty busy work schedule. However, things should be getting back on schedule ...

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Why Wright and Goddard Leaving Marvel Isn’t the End of the World


Friday, the 23rd of May, brought the news that director Edgar Wright would be parting ways with Marvel and will no longer be directing Ant Man. The next day, Latino Review reported and the Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Drew Goddard would no longer be the showrunner of the Daredevil series. Both of these announcements (but ...

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