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Franco Files: THE DISASTER ARTIST Film Review

By at December 9, 2017 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

Franco Files: THE DISASTER ARTIST Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars It makes sense that James Franco, an actor known for the occasional eccentric act, would make a movie about a guy who practically defines eccentricity. That guy is Tommy Wiseau, a curiosity whose indescribably awful 2003 film, The Room, has turned infamy to fame, and turned Franco into Wiseau—at least for 100 onscreen minutes. And just about every more...

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The 10 Best Films of 2016 and Where to Find Them

By at January 2, 2017 | 1:37 pm | 0 Comment

The 10 Best Films of 2016 and Where to Find Them

Over the 17 years I've been reviewing films and compiling Top Ten lists, I've never had trouble identifying my favorite film of the year. Until 2016. Perhaps it was the persistent haze hovering over a painfully strange year in culture and beyond, but no movie pushed its way to the fore of my brain. That doesn't mean my top choice for 2016 isn't as worthy as other No. 1s more...

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Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

By at May 12, 2016 | 10:13 pm | 1 Comments

Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

3 / 5 stars What better place to witness the de-evolution of man than a 1970s luxury apartment building? That’s the surreal premise of High-Rise, director Ben Wheatley’s legitimately wild adaptation of the novel from cult writer J.G. Ballard (The guy who wrote Crash. No, not that one. This one, the David Cronenberg classic.) High-Rise is a comic nightmare that more...

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A Fair Century: THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED Review

By at March 10, 2016 | 10:58 pm | 1 Comments

A Fair Century: THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED Review

3 / 5 stars If you’re one of those rare Oscar followers who feels compelled to search out every nominated film – not just the Best Picture nominees, but all honorees – I’ve got you covered with the most WTF title of the 2015 ceremony. In the Makeup & Hairstyling category (try to contain your excitement), lined up next to Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant, more...

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