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The Sands of Time: INTERSTELLAR Film Review

By at November 4, 2014 | 11:38 pm | 3 Comments

The Sands of Time: INTERSTELLAR Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars For all the drama and enormity of Christopher Nolan’s last two Dark Knight entries, Interstellar is the director’s true massive, magnum epic. It’s a 2-hour, 45-minute drama about the hunger for survival, American pluck, life beyond our solar system, the theory of relativity, the power of love, and decision-making that would fry most humans’ more...

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The Vagina Dialogues: OBVIOUS CHILD Film Review

By at October 27, 2014 | 10:54 pm | 0 Comment

The Vagina Dialogues: OBVIOUS CHILD Film Review

4 / 5 stars If Juno had a smarter, more mature older sister, it would be Obvious Child. Replace the wiseass chatter of Ellen Page’s pregnant teen with the considerably more complex anxieties of Jenny Slate’s equally pregnant, somewhat stunted adult, and you’re just about there. Add in writer-director Gillian Robespierre’s ease with witty relationship dialogue more...

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Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

By at October 26, 2014 | 9:54 am | 0 Comment

Video: The Unstoppable Legacy of Stanley Kubrick

The number of film directors whose work not only transcends their lifetime, but also becomes enmeshed in the cultural fabric, is small. Like count-'em-on-one-hand small. Alfred Hitchcock, of course. And a good deal of Steven Spielberg's work will certainly be referenced and remembered by the general public long after he's gone. But the films of Stanley Kubrick seem to more...

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Now on Netflix: BLUE RUIN Film Review

By at October 12, 2014 | 10:14 pm | 0 Comment

Now on Netflix: BLUE RUIN Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars In the 1950s and 60s, Alfred Hitchcock perfected the story of the Everyman in trouble, the unassuming gent who finds himself in way over his head. But Hitchcock’s "regular guys" were anything but – James Stewart and Cary Grant didn’t exactly look like the fella down the block. They each had screen mega-personas that overwhelmed the characters they more...

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