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There’s a New DearFilm in Town

DearFilm is a website devoted to a simple edict: It is impossible to be objective about art, and you should not try to be. These are the words that I chose to use to introduce my first earnest attempt at a film blog to the

The Long Take

Cinema is a game of acquisition, adaptation, and perfection. As with the evolution of any organism – biological or art form – the most successful traits pass from the forbearer to its progeny to become further refined and passed on yet again until they become

Dear John McClane,

Ilker takes John McClane to task for not knowing when to turn in his badge.