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Amanda Mazzillo is a writer with a B.A. in Writing & Linguistics and a minor in Film Studies from Georgia Southern University. She enjoys writing comedy and exploring all forms of media. Her Twitter name is a bad pun: @mazzillofirefox

LOST CAT CORONA: A Natural Friendship Hidden In An Underwhelming Film

Lost Cat Corona is a film that is occasionally funny, yet suffers from underdeveloped characters, which makes it hard to remain invested.

GIRLFRIEND'S DAY: A Bittersweet Valentine's Day Gift In A Package With Potential

Girlfriend's Day is a film that is occasionally funny, yet it tries to ambitiously blend multiple genres, in a way that only partly works.

David Brent: Life on the Road: A Tour of Sadness, Monotony, and Acceptance

Ricky Gervais' feature length outing for his most beloved character is one of the most emotionally poignant comedies in recent memory.


Elaine May had a run of successful films in the '70s and '80s, yet she remains an underappreciated director and writer in the industry.

Auld Lang Syne: A Memorable Release Of Built-Up Tension

On New Year's Eve, six friends get together and reflect on their lives, and the bigger issues in the world. Auld Lang Syne is

The Cinematic Foreshadowing Of Reality Television

Reality television might be a norm today, yet in past generations it didn't exist; looking back, though, we can see its beginnings in film.

Profile: John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly has surprised me for years. His range is astounding, and watching him effortlessly go from dramatic roles to silly comedies has

Hidden Gems In Anthology Films

Anthology films are generally regarded as being uneven, and even ones that are respected are sometimes not perfect through every single segment. I wanted to

How Wes Anderson Is Influenced By The Peanuts

A distinctive and imaginative style plays a part in every Wes Anderson film. His influences range from French New Wave films to Jacques Cousteau's books

The Beginner's Guide: Screwball Comedy

Screwball comedies came around in the 1930s, due to the Motion Picture Production Code. The genre is still popular today, and some filmmakers try