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Fast & Furious 6 – The Monocle

Directed by: Justin Lin Written by: Chris Morgan Released: May 24th, 2013 Theatre watched at: Edwards Cinemas Spectrum, Irvine   Deep story? No! Intelligent dialogue? Nu uh! Physics?! F*CK IT! This is Fast and Furious, baby! I’m talking fast cars, kick ass woman, testosterone like it’s a family sized dish at Buca di Beppo, with […]

The Monocle – “Django Unchained”

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Released: December 25th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Downtown Disney AMC, Anaheim   Welcome back from a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years my Deer friends! I got some fantastic gifts this past Christmas; oversized clothes, a flash for my camera, and an all but necessary Apple […]

The Monocle – “Zero Dark Thirty”

Directed by: Katheryn Bigelow Written by: Mark Boal Released: December 19th, 2012 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   Ladies and gentlemen, it has been another hell of a year at the movies. Statistically speaking most of the movies released this year either sucked or were panned like a fried egg, but a handful still […]

The Monocle – “Killing Them Softly”

Directed by: Andrew Dominik Written by: Andrew Dominik Released: November 30th, 2012 Theatre watched at: AMC Century 15, Los Angeles   There are times when you watch a trailer for a movie and go “Holy sh*t, that looks amazing–I’m watching that opening day.” You watch it, it sucks, and then all you can think about […]

The Monocle – “Life of Pi”

Directed by: Ang Lee Written by: David Magee Released: November 21st, 2012 Theatre watched at: AMC Universal Citywalk, Los Angeles   If there is a single defining word to describe Ang Lee’s choices in the films that he makes it is “diverse.” Sense and Sensibility (1995)-a British period drama focusing on possessions and love. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)-a […]

The Monocle – “Skyfall”

Directed by: Sam Mendes Written by: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade & John Logan Released: November 9th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Rave Cinemas, Los Angeles   50 years. 23 films. 6 actors. The James Bond series holds the record for the longest running film franchise in history and is the second highest grossing film franchise behind Harry […]

The Monocle – “Cloud Atlas”

Directed by: Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski & Tom Tykwer Written by: Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski & Tom Tykwer Released: October 26th, 2012 Theatre watched at: The Landmark, Los Angeles   You thought writing one story was hard? Try six. British author David Mitchell wrote a book published in 2004 titled Cloud Atlas. This poetically […]

The Monocle – “Looper”

Directed by: Rian Johnson Written by: Rian Johnson Released: September 28th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Universal AMC, Universal City What if I told you that the sentence I am typing right this second means much, much, more than the sum of its parts, that an endless amount of new and separate spaces of time are […]

The Monocle – “The Master”

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Written by: Paul Thomas Anderson Released: September 14th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Arclight Cinemas- DOME, Hollywood   Paul Thomas Anderson > Christopher Nolan. Christopher Nolan > Paul Thomas Anderson. Yeah, that seriously was a frequent argument I ran into in the comments section when viewing the trailer for this movie […]