Evan Saathoff Biography

Go for Broke: How 'The Internship' and Other Comedies Found Laughs in Hard Times

by Evan Saathoff June 7, 2013 @ 3:04 PM
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Times are tough, but that doesn't mean we can't all have a good time at the movies, even if the movies are all about how tough the times are. Poverty has long been a solid catalyst for movie plots, especially comedy plots. The following films bear this theory out, as all either feature poor characters or focus on economics in some fundamental way. And this is just a mere sampling of the many films to find the humor in economic ruin.

Choose Your Own Apocalypse: 10 Ways the World Has Ended in Movies

by Evan Saathoff June 3, 2013 @ 8:32 AM
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If there's one thing people love, it's the end of the world. Just this summer alone we have 'After Earth,' 'World War Z,' 'Pacific Rim' and 'This Is the End' (and, of course, there's 'The World's End' this fall). And these are just examples from this year. The cinematic universe is ripe with depictions of the end of the world and below we've listed the ten most popular examples of apocalypses frequently used in movies.

'Django Unchained' - 10 Reasons Why This Movie is Going to Be Awesome

by Evan Saathoff November 29, 2012 @ 2:04 PM
A lot of negativity surrounds Quentin Tarantino lately. Along with repeated warnings regarding his impending retirement from film, we've heard word of editing problems plaguing his upcoming 'Django Unchained' which threaten to undermine the film's...