Katie Hogan

I write, tell stories, watch murder mysteries, absorb films and drink lots of coffee

Favorite films

  • Sin City
  • A Night at the Opera
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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  • Hypnotic

    ★★

  • Fatale

    ★★★

  • Working Girl

    ★★★★

  • Bringing Out the Dead

    ★★★

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  • Russian Ark

    Russian Ark

    Before there was Victoria, the recent film about a Spanish woman who gets caught up in a heist after a night out, a film that was made in one shot, there was Russian Ark. Filmed in a single 96 minute shot with a steadicam, which was and is grounding breaking. Using over 2,000 actors and 3 live orchestras, the film was shot at the Winter Palace of the Russian State Hermitage Museum, using 33 rooms.

    The technical side of the…

  • Spotlight

    Spotlight

    I remembered when these stories broke. After so many of these stories came out, I got fed up with hearing them and then the continued Catholic bashing. I was brought up Catholic but I stopped going to church when I didn't have to. My parents said that my sister and I didn't have to go after we had our Confirmations. We went back once or twice at Christmas, Midnight Mass, but it didn't feel right so we never went back…