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This Is Not a Cab Driver: JAFAR PANAHI’S TAXI Film Review

By at November 22, 2015 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

This Is Not a Cab Driver: JAFAR PANAHI’S TAXI Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars For the second time in his career, the famously outspoken director Jafar Panahi has made a film with an uncredited cast and crew. He had to. Since the Iranian government banned him from filmmaking in 2010, Panahi has made his culturally poignant films in secret, and protected those that contribute. If you’re not familiar with Panahi, you’d expect more...

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The Other Amy Schumer Show: TRAINWRECK Film Review

By at October 29, 2015 | 5:57 am | 0 Comment

The Other Amy Schumer Show: TRAINWRECK Film Review

3 / 5 stars By the time Trainwreck reaches its crowd-pleasing finale, you have to be thinking: Which scenes would I have cut from this film? This can be a common consideration when watching a movie directed by Judd Apatow, whose last four comedies all clock in at two-plus hours. Yes, Trainwreck is a celebratory showcase of It Girl Amy Schumer’s ample writing and more...

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First STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Movie Poster

By at October 18, 2015 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

First STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Movie Poster

A nod to the past, a peek into the future. From a galaxy far, far away, of course. This first poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the precursor to a very busy Monday (October 19) for Star Wars aficionados/dreamers/finger-crossers, as the newest teaser premieres during Monday Night Football, and advanced tickets go on sale for the movie. Sounds like a lot of more...

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Matriarchal Mastery: THE SECOND MOTHER Film Review

By at September 21, 2015 | 10:37 pm | 1 Comments

Matriarchal Mastery: THE SECOND MOTHER Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars "What time will she be back?" That’s the question little Fabinho asks the family maid in the opening scene of The Second Mother, wondering aloud when his mom will return to their well-appointed Sao Paolo home. In Portuguese, it’s Que horas ela volta?, which is the actual title of Anna Muylaert’s exceptional study of parenthood and status before it more...

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