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Movie Title Misdirection and Meaning: ‘Gravity’ and ‘Cast Away’

Movie Title Misdirection and Meaning: ‘Gravity’ and ‘Cast Away’

This article contains major spoilers for the movies Gravity and Cast Away. If you haven't seen both films, you may not want to read it. Based on the trailer and preview clips I had seen, the title of the Alfonso CuarĂ³n movie Gravity perplexed me. Doesn't the entire film take place in outer space, where … Continue reading Movie Title Misdirection and Meaning: ‘Gravity’ and ‘Cast Away’

Neal Dhand’s ‘Second-Story Man’

Neal Dhand’s ‘Second-Story Man’

Second-Story Man, Neal Dhand's feature film debut, is a moody drama that, despite pacing problems and a somewhat meandering narrative, unfolds as a thoughtful meditation on morality. In cold, snowy upstate New York, Arthur Black (Christopher J. Domig) and his girlfriend Valerie Evering (Monique Low) commit petty robberies of small shops and liquor stores with … Continue reading Neal Dhand’s ‘Second-Story Man’