* Tweet a review with the #JPMN hashtag, and have it featured on the show! *
Tonight's Films: • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo -- Slow, brooding procedural. Fantastic performances, 7/10. • We Bought A Zoo -- Emotionally sincere, and undeniably entertaining, 8/10.
• FACTOR FACTS • Enjoyment -- How enjoyable is the film? Story ---------- Is it interesting, are the characters well-written? Technical ---- The editing, directing, and sound. Acting -------- Convincing, or just a script-reader? Visuals ------- Cinematography and special effects. Impact -------- Does it make you laugh/cry/feel? Pacing ------- Tempo appropriate within run-time? Validity ------- Given the environment, is it believable? Mood --------- Music, costumes, art-design. Re-Watch --- Good enough to watch twice?
~~ Movie Night ~~ Incorporating viewer comments and tweets, your host and film critic Jonathan Paula reviews everything from opening day releases, recent DVDs, and classics from years past. Along with your votes, these films are scored on the "Rate-O-Matic" for a 1-10 ranking. A "Five Word Summary" quickly encapsulates each review while "Factor Facts" highlight the the best and worst features of a movie in each of ten key categories. New episodes every Friday (November through May).
Born in February 1986, Jonathan Paula is a professional YouTuber and creator of the hit web series, "Is It A Good Idea To Microwave This?". In April 2006 he founded Jogwheel Productions, a new media production company that specializes in web video. Jon graduated from Emerson College in 2008 with a degree in Television Production / Radio Broadcasting. He currently lives in Rockingham, NH with his wife Rebecca.