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Now on Netflix: BLUE RUIN Film Review

By at October 12, 2014 | 10:14 pm | 1 Comments

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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The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

Dear Lobby readers, In five years, I've never once started a post with a proper salutation. But today, on the fifth anniversary of the launch of Meet In the Lobby, I'd like to think of this as a 'thank you' note. We're still here thanks to you, our faithful, modestly sized audience. I generally hate when writers and sites spend time talking about themselves, in our more...

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Disappointing Movie Endings for 2007?

By at December 8, 2007 | 7:12 pm | 0 Comment

Disappointing Movie Endings for 2007?

Lobby readers have recently been debating and commenting about the endings for two movies: Frank Darabont's film version of The Mist and The Coen Brothers' exceptional adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men (winner of the National Board of Review's Best Picture). NY Times blogger The Carpetbagger (aka David Carr) will tell you that's just the tip of more...

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