Anders Bergstrom
Anders Bergstrom

Anders makes no distinction between high- or low-art, surreal or classical. His cinema tastes range widely even if his current work is on a dissertation on the influence of the European "art cinema" on notions of subjectivity, internal states of consciousness or memory. Before beginning his PhD, he and his wife spent two years teaching at an international school in Thailand. Now located in Waterloo, ON, Canada, Anders lives with his wife and their toddler. When he's not watching movies he enjoys NHL hockey, religious debates, and single malt Scotch. He and his two brothers write about movies at

July 23, 2013

"Pacific Rim" Box Office: Can Guillermo del Toro Thrive in Today’s Hollywood?

Guillermo del Toro isn't your typical Hollywood blockbuster director. Can an auteur flourish in today's film industry?

July 5, 2013

'Pacific Rim' Movie: Why This Conflict Might Fail With Audiences

What does it say about the state of the film industry if a director of Guillermo Del Toro’s passion and talent can’t drum up audience interest?
May 31, 2013

Arrested Development Season 4: How the Bluth Family Changed Comedy History

The return of 'Arrested Development' is being met with mixed reviews, but the most important part of this Netflix launch is the stamp it's leaving on TV history.
May 10, 2013

'The Great Gatsby' Movie Review: Turning Books Into Films Never Quite Works

The book's stature means that any adaptation is going to be placed under intense scrutiny from critics and fans.
April 26, 2013

'Man Of Steel' Trailer Youtube: Are Superhero Films Changing Radically?

The new Man Of Steel trailer is out, and although it doesn't even mention Superman's name, one thing is pretty clear: the superhero genre is changing dramatically.
April 12, 2013

42 Movie: Why Hollywood Loves Sports Stories (Even Though It Never Does Them Quite Right)

If Hollywood and sports are both fundamentally about narrative then why aren't they a perfect match?

Feb. 23, 2013

Django Unchained Oscars 2013: Quentin Tarantino and His Cinema Of American Ethics

Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained,' does what Tarantino does best: deals with moral uncertainties and forces us all to address our nation's most unpleasant histories.