Chris O'Coin @Ocoin
Articles by Chris O'Coin
Mario Paint has an enduring legacy among gamers, game developers, and critics, but might be remembered most for the music composer feature.
I once saw a UFO. It was a fairly standard experience.
It's multiplex versus art house in the battle of modern auteurs' projected appeal.
In 2012 the gaming industry looks an awful lot like the replacement for a declining film industry.
Fashion Week was just getting underway in New York. George W. Bush went for an early morning jog in Florida. Iraq shot down a Predator drone. The weather was still summer and perfect. Until 8.46 AM, September 11, 2001 was another morning in America.
In May, 2011 director Kathryn Bigelow (_The Hurt Locker_, _Point Break_, _Strange Days)_ and screenwriter/journalist Mark Boal (_The Hurt Locker_, _In The Valley of Elah_) had just wrapped on a meticulously researched script about the 2001 siege of a…
Tom Tykwer (_Run Lola Run_, _Perfume_), declared in 2009 that he and the Wachowskis (The Matrix Trilogy, _Bound_) were working on a screenplay to adapt the bestselling novel _Cloud Atlas_ by British author David Mitchell. Besides winning numerous lit…
Forty three years ago, and forty two years before the Space Shuttle landed for the last time, three men would travel to the moon, set foot there, take a few photos, and come back. To get there, they used the only vehicle that’s ever brought humans
I almost don't know what to say about _Compliance_ or its expertly crafted and chilling trailer. This film disturbed me more than any horror movie I've seen in the past ten years. And it's not even a horror flick. (First line from the film's synopsis…
Paul Thomas Anderson is one of those directors that film nerds and other more reasonable people seem to universally respect as a brilliant auteur. It's fitting then that his sixth film be dubbed _The Master_. _The Master_ in question here though i…