Chris Packham

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  • 3 days ago | Film and TV

    It's a basic narrative principle dating back to the epic tale "Hunter Chase Mastodon" that you tell your shit in chronological order unless it's more interesting to shuffle the timeline around. The audience-cheating 6 Ways to Die relates a crimina...

  • "Bills, bills bills! I can't take it anymore!" The plot of many payday loan advertisements is also the protagonist's generic motivation in 7 Minutes, writer-director Jay Martin's heist-gone-wrong thriller, although stone-faced Sam's...

  • Back in the 1980s, it was possible to shoot a tiny film on a slight budget as a calling card for studio executives, a way for directors to say, "Imagine what I could do with real money." A few of these underbudgeted films, like The...

  • 1 month ago | Film and TV

    "Bills, bills bills! I can't take it anymore!" The plot of many payday loan advertisements is also the protagonist's generic motivation in 7 Minutes, writer-director Jay Martin's heist-gone-wrong thriller, although stone-faced Sam's debtor's lamen...

  • Using a slavery narrative to advance an unrelated agenda is pretty tasteless, bordering on offensive. The product of an "inspirational" production house, a white director, and an Asian-American screenwriter who once wrote a film that was actually...

  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    Using a slavery narrative to advance an unrelated agenda is pretty tasteless, bordering on offensive. The product of an "inspirational" production house, a white director, and an Asian-American screenwriter who once wrote a film that was actually ...

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