Author Archives: Carl Garcia

The Wolf of Wall Street | Damn Good Picture: Episode 2

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Hello again, and welcome again, to my other every-other-monthly video series, Damn Good Picture. If Why? A Question for Bad Movies asks Why, then Damn Good Picture asks How, as I examine the mechanical tickings of what I think is great in cinema. Damn Good Picture will be less focused than its sister show, and an episode could cover a single film, or an aspect of a single film, or an entire range of films.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Why? A Question For Bad Movies: Episode 2

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 In this episode of Why? A Question for Bad Movies, I take a look at The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a garish, atonal nightmare that, to my mind, serves as the bastard end sum of all the trends going on in modern Hollywood. Why does this film spend so much time on Spider-man’s boring dad? Why couldn’t we be blessed with more Russian gangster Paul Giamatti and less sexually frustrated manchild Jamie Foxx? And man, Spider-man gets away with some amoral shit so they can keep the plot simple, huh? Enjoy:

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Mad Max: Fury Road | Damn Good Picture: Episode 1

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Hello again, and welcome again, to my other new every-other-monthly video series, Damn Good Picture. If Why? A Question for Bad Movies asks Why, then Damn Good Picture asks How, as I examine the mechanical tickings of what I think is great in cinema. Damn Good Picture will be less focused than its sister show, and an episode could cover a single film, or an aspect of a single film, or an entire range of films.

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Labor Day | Why? A Question For Bad Movies: Episode 1

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Hello and welcome to ‘Why? A Question for Bad Movies’. This series of video essays seeks to ask a simple question of bad movies: Why?

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