Author Archive: Caress Thirus

Caress is a grad student from Chicago who has a deep fascination with film. Her love for movies began as an undergraduate at Roosevelt University, where her teacher suggested she write a movie review. Caress' favorite genres include indie dramas, foreign films, experimental films, and psychological thrillers. When she's not watching movies, Caress enjoys writing, photography, travel, fashion and music.

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Mia and The Migoo

Mia and The Migoo

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adults are the ones that tell the kids what to do, right? But if it were up to us, would we be able to save the world?  Sometimes, it takes the world falling apart for people to realize what’s important in life. And that’s only one of the lessons audiences can learn from Jacques Remy-Girerd’s […]

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That 70s Show – Seasons 3 & 4

That 70s Show – Seasons 3 & 4

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s 1977 and Eric, Donna, Hyde, Kelso, Fez, and the rest of the crew are back and better than ever! Seasons 3 and 4 of the now-classic sitcom are finally available on DVD. The mischievous crew fans have come to know and love are full of surprises and attempts to make life in Point Place […]

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Gigantomachia

Gigantomachia

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, when an indie filmmaker wants to make a film that features a poetic script and beautiful cinematography, it lacks a substantial story. Such is not the case with Mason Thorne’s Gigantomachia. Though it’s arguably one of the most beautiful films in existence, the film tells a powerful story about a family of refugees facing […]

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Surviving Hitler: A Love Story

Surviving Hitler: A Love Story

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jutta lived through the holocaust. She survived one of the worst periods in the history of the world, yet, she insists, her story is “not a holocaust story.” That doesn’t make it any less scary for the woman born to a German father and a Jewish Mother. For during the time of Hitler’s attacks, Jutta […]

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Penitence

Penitence

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Only one genre is as hot as the undead thrillers abundant in Hollywood today, and that is the psychological thriller. Penitence is a short film by Chris Emmons that plays with the mind and makes the heart jump as the story unfolds. Nick awakens in a cabin covered with bruises and scars. He appears confused […]

The Death of a Cybersalesman

The Death of a Cybersalesman

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is your email inbox full? Do you spend hours clearing out spam folders? Have you ever opened an embarrassing email while a co-worker looked on? Of course you have. Whether you’re a man or a woman, if you live in America and have an email address in this 21st century, you’ve more than likely been […]

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Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Moms and kids alike get excited when news of a new VeggieTales episode comes around. Unfortunately, in <em>Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry-Men</em>, that joy might soon be turned to disappointment. VeggieTales has been going strong for twenty years, but no successful series is void of a few misses. <em>Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry-Men</em> has a […]

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Sidewalls

Sidewalls

| March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the skeptics, Sidewalls proves that it is possible for a romantic movie to be both philosophical and adorable. Martin and Mariana live in the same building in Buenos Aires, a budding city that becomes more and more bustling as technology increases and human interactions fade away. The two have a lot in common; both […]

Interview with Terrence J

Interview with Terrence J

| March 15, 2012

Terrence J is no doubt becoming a household name. It’s appropriate, since he was never the “quiet kid”. “In grade school I was always really active in school plays and really active amongst my peers, so I guess it kind of started there,” Terrence says. He’s been working in radio since he was fifteen, and […]

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The Snowtown Murders

The Snowtown Murders

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not many things are as twisted, disturbing, and debilitating as murder. The Snowtown Murders chronicles the case of the same name. From 1992-1999, John Bunting and his crew lived on the low and took the lives of nearly a dozen men in Australia, all of which Bunting disliked for a personal reason. Though grisly and […]

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