Warner Brothers released the trailer for the Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga movie A Star Is Born yesterday. The film will be the third remake of a 1937’s A Star Is Born and is Cooper’s directorial debut. If the trailer is any indication, this will be an immensely popular movie that generates considerable Oscar buzz.
Last week the Flat Circle celebrated its first anniversary. I started the blog a year ago because I felt the urge to find my creative voice. I had hoped that in doing so I would also be able to build a new professional profile. Almost one year after I resumed blogging, I am happy to begin the second phase of the Flat Circle
One year ago today I began a new adventure. 365 days, 117 posts, and 31,496 visitors later, the Flat Circle Blog has reached its first anniversary. In the one year that I have been blogging I have learned so much about writing, the world of pop-culture, and myself.
March was a busy month for discovering new things. For the first time ever, I watched all nine Best Picture Nominees. Other highlights of March include a fantastic debut record from Philly’s own Queen of Jeans and two great podcasts: Friendly Fire and American History Tellers.
Sometimes you can take what happens in your own backyard for granted. Until recently, the list of horror films created in Pennsylvania is more incredible than I realized. Twisted Philly, the City of Brotherly Love’s most macabre-learning podcast, recently examined a handful of flicks that were shot in the Keystone State in the episode Horror In Twisted... Continue Reading →
The template for war films has been well-established for decades. The audience either follows a likeable group of Average Joe soldiers as they go about their business or admires generals as they plot out genius strategies. Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is not a conventional war film. The movie uses sparse dialogue and stunning visuals to convey... Continue Reading →
Batman is the story of the Caped Crusader fighting for justice on behalf of those who need someone else to do their fighting for them. But who fights for Batman when the Dark Knight needs help? The answer: Marc Tyler Nobleman. The Hulu documentary Batman & Bill examines the creative origins of Batman, one of... Continue Reading →