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A Kid-Level Roar: BEARS Film Review

By at September 9, 2014 | 9:19 pm | 1 Comments

A Kid-Level Roar: BEARS Film Review

3 / 5 stars When Disney resurfaced its deep legacy of nature-related documentaries about seven years ago, it was a noble, admirable pursuit. Not only does the effort add family-friendly G-rated films into theaters (always a good thing), but it also gives a deep nod to Walt himself, who adored nature shorts and produced many for his TV audience in the 1950s and 60s. The more...

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New Movie Poster, Trailer: Roman Polanski’s CARNAGE

By at October 25, 2011 | 9:45 pm | 1 Comments

New Movie Poster, Trailer: Roman Polanski’s CARNAGE

There is a small handful of directors who can essentially snag any cast they want. Regardless of the filmmakers' past, um, dalliances and reputations, actors fall over themselves to work with them. Woody Allen is one. Roman Polanski is certainly another. Polanski's newest, Carnage, maybe even looks and sounds like an Allen film. It's a comedy of polite and not-so-polite more...

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Film Review: CYRUS

By at June 17, 2010 | 10:33 pm | 1 Comments

Film Review: CYRUS

by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby 3.5 / 5 stars It’s always satisfying when a film changes your perception of an actor for the better. And independent film is often a great place to force that new thinking. When I say “Jonah Hill,” you probably think “funny fat guy,” with scenes from the Apatow catalog playing in your head. What you’re not getting is a more...

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7 Things We Now Know About The Duplass Brothers

By at June 14, 2010 | 11:15 pm | 0 Comment

7 Things We Now Know About The Duplass Brothers

We've talked fondly before about Jay and Mark Duplass, two of the most influential filmmakers of the small American indie movement of the 2000s, a brother team now ready to break big. Their brand of quirky low-key character connections is on fine display in their latest, Cyrus, an uncomfortable comedy-drama starring Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly and Marisa Tomei -- it's the more...

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