Author: Luke Hickman

Sundance 2009 Film Reviews

Locally, the Sundance Film Festival is known for overcrowding Park City with rubberneckers on the prowl for celebrity sightings. The chance of getting into film screenings is usually slim – even if do you hold out in the freezing cold wait-list lines. However, this year was a little different than expected.

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Senior films world documentary

Most students wait until after graduating to put mass amounts of time, effort and work into huge career building projects. For UVU senior Jonathan Martin, this is not the mold he’s going to follow. Last summer, Martin took a small crew to Europe, Canada and across the U.

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Milk

Milk, easily one of the best films of the year, tells the story of gay people fighting for the exact same civil rights that the blacks fought for just one decade earlier. It doesn’t matter where you stand on Proposition 8 or same-sex marriage: Milk is made for anyone who values equality.

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Luke’s movie reviews

Australia If the outback is this boring, I don’t want to vacation there anymore Romantic films are pornography for women; they bring an unreal fantasy that reality just doesn’t offer. And for that reason, men will hate Australia while the women who dragged them to it will love it.

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Quantum of Solace: New Bond is bigger and badder than ever

Just like most people my age, I watched lots of James Bond flicks with my parents. While I always considered them fun movies, I never thought anything more of them – that was, until the franchise was rebooted in 2006 with Casino Royale. Seeing the beginnings of Bond and following him through his first double-o-seven mission brought a new Bond for a new generation.

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