Tag: Keanu Reeves

Film: Deep Web (2015)

Film: Deep Web (2015)

July 15, 2015 | By

A kind of companion piece to Alex Winter’s Napster documentary Downloaded (2013), Deep Web refers to the virtual benthic layer of data – financial, private, governmental, and military – which is inaccessible accept to industry personnel or users of Tor, now an open source program originally developed by the U.S. military…

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Instant Cult Classics: Nightcrawler + John Wick

Instant Cult Classics: Nightcrawler + John Wick

February 12, 2015 | By

Reviews of two instant cult movies – Nightcrawler (Elevation Pictures) and John Wick (eOne / Summit).

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DVD: John Wick (2014)

DVD: John Wick (2014)

February 12, 2015 | By

Veteran stunt coordinator Chad Stahelski and colleague David Leitch respectively directed and produced this mean-spirited thriller in which a retired assassin literally takes a sledgehammer and cracks open the basement floor to extract his case of guns, ammo, and gold pieces to avenge the death of a puppy bequeathed to him by his just-dead wife…

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DVD: Side by Side (2012)

DVD: Side by Side (2012)

December 12, 2014 | By

Christopher Kenneally’s documentary on the film industry’s switch from film stock to digital media comes at an important time when the fate of film – in terms of stock, cameras, and modes of exhibition – has been apparently written off like the LP…

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