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The Apocalyptic Double-Feature

Posted by Nagle on December 23, 2013  /   No Comments

The Hollywood apocalypse is usually a large, loud, special effects extravaganza that keeps us at the edge of our seats.  Yet despite some funny one-liners, we’re never really intended to fall off those seats in …

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Swimming with the Seals

Posted by Nagle on November 25, 2013  /   4 Comments

Many years ago, at the ripe age of 7, my whole family and I vacationed in California.  One of those days we headed on down to Sea World, as one does not see many dolphins …

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Summer Today, Gone Tomorrow

Posted by Nagle on October 2, 2013  /   No Comments

If there’s one thing I miss about being an unemployed student in the northeast, it’s having a better sense of time.  Unregulated by this new climate, or any kind of academic calendar for the first …

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Pacific Rim: Our New Titans

Posted by Nagle on July 15, 2013  /   2 Comments

Considering our contemporary tastes and new technology with regard to worldwide entertainment, at least on screen, this is about as big as the stakes can get.  Never has this kind of story been given such …

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One Year in Hollywood

Posted by Nagle on July 2, 2013  /   No Comments

Today marks my 1-Year Anniversary of Moving to Los Angeles.  Early on, I set three standard goals for myself to accomplish during the first twelve months out here, so let’s see how I did:   …

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Trekking Into Darkness

Posted by Nagle on May 27, 2013  /   1 Comment

SPOLIER ALERT! For those that have yet to see this, or Star Trek II (1982), then read no farther!  I would also strongly suggest a viewing of that original sequel (aka The Wrath of Khan) beforehand, …

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Tales from the City

Posted by Nagle on May 1, 2013  /   3 Comments

Had I known I would eventually move to Northern Mexico, there’s a pretty good chance I would have opted to study Spanish instead of German during high school. Not that I don’t like spechen’ die ol’ …

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The Essentials’ Homecoming

Posted by Nagle on April 16, 2013  /   No Comments

After the Grand-daddy of all Murphy’s Law weeks (wherein if something can go wrong it most certainly will) The Essentials came home to screen it’s newly completed distribution cut at our Sort-Of-East-Coast Premiere in the Buffalo …

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Going to the Oscars

Posted by Nagle on February 25, 2013  /   No Comments

If this town has one thing more than actors, it’s cops. Not the best scenario when you’re hoping to casually stroll into entertainment’s biggest night of the year with nothing more than a handshake and …

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NYIFF Week

Posted by Nagle on February 5, 2013  /   No Comments

Coming off big award wins at the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival hardly more than month prior, The Essentials was back on the big screen this week to reel in some new fans at the …

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