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This filmic is a multi-layered visual experience that takes place not in the dream-world but along the road that surrounds it. Continue reading

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Above the Line: End of the Year (2012) Wrap Up

Movie review blogs are curious places filled with ideas and opinions and even dreams. Movies are the motion picture soundtracks of our lives, constantly lifting us up and setting us down, taking us away at least for a little while. Above the Line: Practical Movie Reviews is Rory Dean and Mr. Dean is a circle sometimes or better yet, a staircase leading forward, sometimes back, but always onward. Continue reading

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Above The Line:Practical Movie Reviews Birthday News Year 2.5

It’s birthday time again here at Above The Line: Practical Movie Reviews and this year comes with another milestone – I totally forgot my birthday! So that being said, we turned 2 on May 18th followed by another big accomplishment on August 7th, 2012 when I posted Batman: America’s James Bond and reached my 200th blog post since starting this whole thing back in 2010. I’ll be here, man, because well, the dude abides writing about my high-colored times, low ones too, marveling at the movies and you. See you soon. Continue reading

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Rory Dean featured in “Splice” magazine

“..Rory Dean’s tribute to Godard does an excellent job in emulating Raoul Coutard’s signature camera angles from behind the characters, indoor panoramas and plain-air portraits, like the ones framing a beautiful girl on the beach through the lens of Eddie’s camera. What makes this film truly Godardian, however, is the postproduction intervention in its black and white colour regime (amounting to what the director calls a “whimsical palate”) and in its sound design.” Continue reading

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