Eddie Pasa

Eddie is a member of the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) and the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS). Since starting in 2010 at The Rogers Revue, Eddie has written for Reel Film News (now defunct), co-founded DC Filmdom, and writes occasionally for Gunaxin. When not reviewing movies, he's spending time with his wife and children, repeat-viewing favorites on Blu-Ray, working for rebranding agency Mekanic, or playing acoustic shows and DJing across the DC/MD/VA area. Special thanks go to Jenn Carlson, Moira and Ari Pasa, Viki Nova at City Dock Digital in Annapolis, Mike Parsons, Philip Van Der Vossen, and Dean Rogers.

Posts by Eddie Pasa

Escape Fire: The Fight To Rescue America’s Healthcare

October 5, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on October 5, 2012.) Everyone in this country knows our healthcare system is the pits, no matter what side of the fence you’re on politically. Bureaucratic red tape, avoidance of reimbursement or even paying for contracted services, Health Maintenance Organizations versus private care… it’s confusing and sometimes […]

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Backwards

September 28, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on September 28, 2012.) When I think about Backwards, I feel like singing that Nina Simone song: “I’m just a soul whose intentions are good / Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.”  Its heart is in the right place, and its intentions are, indeed, good… […]

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Looper

September 28, 2012 / 1 Comment
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on September 28, 2012.) There are things I’d really like to write about Looper, yet I cannot, as I don’t want to spoil anything for you. Looper, as you may well know, is a time-travel movie having to do with criminal organizations from the future disappearing people […]

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Liberal Arts

September 21, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on September 21, 2012.) Liberal Arts shows us that our youth (and youthfulness) is slipping fast through our grasping fingers, no matter how hard a grip we may exert. Time and its pressures are a constant wear on the psyche and the soul, and yet we brace […]

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Keep The Lights On

September 21, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on September 21, 2012.) Every one of us is trying to carve out a little bit of love for ourselves in this world. It doesn’t matter who or what you are; we all want to share a lasting connection with someone else. How we get there, though, […]

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Kumaré

September 7, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on September 7, 2012.) Writing about a documentary where the documentarian loses objectivity due to learning deep truths about himself is difficult. How do you pass judgment on one’s own learning experience that almost negates the proposed experiment? Kumaré is the story about a man who seeks […]

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V/H/S

August 31, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on August 31, 2012.) Anthology films can be a lot of fun. 1982’s Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero (of Night of the Living Dead fame) and written by Stephen King, took us through as many as five stories of the macabre and terrifying – depending on […]

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Oslo, August 31st

August 17, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on August 17, 2012.) I feel like I’ve finally internalized one of the differences between European cinema and American cinema after being exposed to more of the former. American cinema chooses to focus on the surface aspects of their subjects, often going for “eye-catching” over depth. European […]

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The Bourne Legacy

August 10, 2012 / 1 Comment
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on August 10, 2012.) Author Robert Ludlum published a trilogy of novels concerning a man named Jason Bourne from 1980 through 1990, starting with The Bourne Identity. The Bourne Supremacy was published in 1986, followed relatively shortly by the final installment, The Bourne Ultimatum. In 2002, Swingers […]

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360

August 10, 2012 / 0 Comments
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(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on August 10, 2012.) Sometimes, a film’s genre definition tends to get turned completely on its head. Fernando Meirelles’ 360, for example, is a Crash-like film where the characters’ lives all intersect at one point or another, often through disparate circumstances. Right off the bat, describing it […]

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