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  • Movie Review: “The To Do List”

    Serving as a successor in the line of new-age female-driven comedy in the vein of “Bridesmaids” success, “The To Do List” accomplishes the task of being another movie spearheading the right of females to make and star in gross-out raunch comedies like any Tom Dick or Harry. From first-time director, writer, and comedian Maggie Carey”of UCB (Upright Citizen’s Brigade, legendary improv club for you non-comedy nerds) New York fame, the script landed on The Black List (a list of Hollywood’s [...]

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  • Movie Review: “Prince Avalanche”

    Comedy, as we know it, has changed.

    That seems to be the biggest takeaway I have reached after seeing the indie slow-burner “Prince Avalanche,” starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch, and written/directed by David Gordon Green of “Pineapple Express” fame. Having shot the movie in an impressive sixteen days in the woods of Texas, this thoughtful indie dramedy finds its footing as part comedy, part metaphorical commentary on the human condition. As the film follows Rudd and Hirsch, playing brothers-in-law Alvin [...]

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  • Movie Review: “Unfinished Song”- Brilliant performances from legendary actors – Redgrave and Stamp – leave audiences wanting an encore

    Movie Review: “Unfinished Song”- Brilliant performances from legendary actors – Redgrave and Stamp – leave audiences wanting an encore

    “Unfinished Song” is the latest film to come from director Paul Andrew Williams and the Weinstein Company. It’s cast is nothing short of perfection. However, the storyline is a bit overplayed. Set in England, a grumpy old man, Arthur (Terence Stamp), lives with his terminally ill wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave). When Marion receives the news that she has only a couple of months to live, she decides to embrace life and wants Arthur to do the same.

    Marion’s joy comes from [...]

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  • Movie Review: “The Bling Ring” – Sofia Coppola’s latest characters are taken from “real-life” celebrity burglars

    Movie Review: “The Bling Ring” – Sofia Coppola’s latest characters are taken from “real-life” celebrity burglars

    There’s a lot of hype surrounding “The Bling Ring,”  Sofia Coppola’s (“Somewhere”)  fifth feature film, and rightfully so. Who wouldn’t be interested in the (temporary) rise and fall of spoiled rich kids stealing from other spoiled rich kids? Cinema gold.A true story that Coppola based her latest film on after reading an article in Vanity Fair by Nancy Jo Sales, titled “The Suspects Wore Louboutins.” The article details a story of teenagers had who made international headlines after stealing over [...]

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  • Indie Picks: This Weeks Indie Films. What you should see, and what can wait for DVD. “Kings of Summer,” “The East,” and “Shadow Dancer” open Friday, May 31st

    Indie Picks: This Weeks Indie Films. What you should see, and what can wait for DVD. “Kings of Summer,” “The East,” and “Shadow Dancer” open Friday, May 31st

    If you are heading out to the movies this weekend and looking to catch a great Indie film this week you are in luck. Two great films open, Sundance darling “The Kings of Summer.” A well told quirky comedic, yet heartwarming, coming-of-age story — the “Juno” of 2013 — releases. As well as the film I though was gonna be my slam-dunk pick of the weekend. The latest film from director Zal Batmanglij’s (“Sound of My Voice”) “The East.” Joining [...]

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  • Review: “Love is All You Need” — Get swept away in Sorrento, Italy

    Review: “Love is All You Need” — Get swept away in Sorrento, Italy

    From Academy Award winning director Susanne Bier (In A Better World, Things We Lost in the Fire) comes a comedic love story about the encounters of the simple highs and lows of life, and learning how to move on. Philip (Pierce Brosnan) is a widowed single father living in Denmark. Ida (Trine Dyrholm) is an unhappy Danish hairdresser and housewife, who has just come to realize her husband wants to leave her for a much younger woman. The lives of [...]

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