Author Archives: Micah Lovell

About Micah Lovell

Once I ate four brussell sprouts just to say that I could actually do it. O.K. I lied. I only managed to eat two.

Awards Season

Good morning, Campers! Hope your holidays were wonderful. Awards season is upon us and all of us at ROTB are working on seeing the films in consideration. This is a bit tedious as some of the films nominated are only … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin

The film demonstrates how autism and other forms of mental illness are different, as most autistic people are actually very intelligent and skilled in very particular areas, but struggle with discovering new territory and social interaction. And while the film does an excellent job of informing viewers about the nature and characteristics of Autism, it also succeeds as a well told story about a woman who was able to overcome the setbacks that the disorder presents. Continue reading

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Gone Baby Gone

There are plenty of controversial films to appear in cinemas around the country every week. It seems like a new Saw movie comes out bi-monthly, certain to be loaded with plenty of gushing wounds, severed limbs and torture terror. There is … Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Wright, who spoofed the zombie and buddy-cop genres to perfection with Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz respectively, has again filled the screen with so much video game cliché and kitsch (in a good way) that even the most immersed, joy-stick holding fan-boy can’t help but be wowed by the sheer audacity of it all. Continue reading

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The Book of Eli

Eli unfortunately only succeeds as an action movie and offers very little about the human race or their ability to deal with “the end of the world as we know it.” Continue reading

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