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About filmdrift

Amateur film critic, blogger & occasional funny guy in Miami, FL. I write about movies on my blog, filmdrift.com. Keep in touch on twitter, facebook or Google .

Hiatus

I took a break from writing film reviews, working on other interests. Still tweeting though.  I’ll be back here some day soon for more movie analysis.

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My Blog in 2011: Stats Courtesy of WordPress

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.   Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2011. If it were … Continue reading

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‘Take Shelter’ (Movie Review) *** 1/2

Powerful, tense, subtle, touching, realistic, hyper-realistic and beautiful. These are the words that come to mind when describing “Take Shelter,” the recent film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. “Take Shelter” is Nichols’ second feature film (a follow-up to 2007’s … Continue reading

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‘The Thing’ (Movie Review) **

Antarctic explorers have discovered an alien space craft. Doctor Sander Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) brings a team in to investigate, which includes graduate student Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). The team removes the ice-encased creature from a glacier and brings it back to camp. They … Continue reading

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I Joined Up On Empire Avenue

In case any of you are into social media . . . I’m still figuring out this Empire Avenue site, but I joined then linked my blog and social media, in case anyone else is interested: http://empireavenue.com/?t=5smqn0ry  (That link will attribute … Continue reading

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‘Contagion’ (Movie Review) ***

“Contagion,” the film from director Steven Soderberg, immerses audiences into a realistic and quietly terrifying pandemic.  It starts with a cough.  I’m speaking about both the opening seconds of the movie before you even see anything on the screen and the actual symptoms people experience … Continue reading

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