Posts by Ani Khashadoorian

Comic-Con: Deviants in the Dark Night

Ani Khashadoorian takes a look back at a panel from Comic-Con entitled "Dectecting Deviants in the Dark Night: Profiling Gotham City's Serial Killers".

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Hero Complex – Comic-Con 101: Building A Character’s Journey

What ties together every single story ever written? Reporting from a Comic-Con event, Ani Khashadoorian writes about the common plot and character blueprint presented as a class at the convention.

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Comic-Con Day 1 – Recap

A first day recap of Comic-Con 2011, including various panels and events, by Ani Khashadoorian.

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Review: ‘Another Earth’ Succeeds on Two Planets

Mike Cahill's Another Earth begins with the fascinating premise of a duplicate planet Earth being discovered. But Ani Khashdoorian says the performances of Brit Marling and William Mapother ultimately make the film brilliant.

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Review: ‘The Princess of Montpensier’

All is fair in love and war. Except in 16th Century France. Ani Khashdoorian says that Bertrand Tavernier's epic The Princess of Montpensier, which features a love pentagon, is short on overall likability.

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Review: ‘In a Better World’, Best Foreign Film

The Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, In A Better World should be required viewing for psychology classes, says Ani Khashdoorian in her review.

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‘Sucker Punch’ Hits on Style, Misses on Substance

While Sucker Punch is visually stunning, Ani Khashdoorian's review says you will be unprepared for what a massive disappointment it is.

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Road to the Oscars: Best Visual Effects

Our Road to the Oscars series continues with Best Visual Effects. While Inception is heavily favored in this category, Ani Khashdoorian sees a potential upset.

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Universal Struggles to Make Good Movies

No studio has produced more bad flops in recent years than Universal Pictures, which has seldom even made a good or profitable movie. The studio's fortunes weren't helped by the recent release of The Dilemma coming on the heels of a horrible year that included expensive mistakes like The Wolfman and Repo Men. Ani Khashadoorian takes a closer look at the studio's failures.

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