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Fall 2014 Movie Preview, Trailer: De Niro and Douglas in LAST VEGAS

By at August 17, 2013 | 10:11 pm | 0 Comment

Fall 2014 Movie Preview, Trailer: De Niro and Douglas in LAST VEGAS

In honor of Robert De Niro's 70th birthday, remarkable acting talents and, ahem, diverse body of film work, we present the trailer for De Niro's next comedy, Last Vegas. (Good thing Silver Linings Playbook helps us forget about Little Fockers.) In Last Vegas, De Niro joins Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas and Kevin Kline -- that makes four Oscar winners, by the way -- for more...

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Stories from the (Un) Funny Farm: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Film Review

By at April 30, 2013 | 9:37 pm | 5 Comments

Stories from the (Un) Funny Farm: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars There’s no logical reason why Golden Globe voters categorized Silver Linings Playbook as a comedy during the 2012 awards season. Even at its most effective and appealing, David O. Russell’s tale of psychiatrically troubled souls doesn’t have much to laugh at. Mental illness, painful loss, obsessive gambling... This clearly ain’t What About Bob? more...

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Golden Statues Playbook: A Film Critic’s Review of the 2013 Oscar Nominations

By at January 10, 2013 | 11:57 pm | 2 Comments

Golden Statues Playbook: A Film Critic’s Review of the 2013 Oscar Nominations

That ongoing rumble you hear throughout the movie world is not the thunder of war or uprising (as you might hear in, say, Argo, Les Misérables, Lincoln or Zero Dark Thirty). It's the chatter of cinema fans going on about the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, primarily lamenting that voters often replace courage with convenience. And while we prefer not to align more...

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Do We Need More Nutty Nuptials? New Movie Poster, Preview: THE BIG WEDDING

By at August 1, 2012 | 8:03 pm | 2 Comments

Do We Need More Nutty Nuptials? New Movie Poster, Preview: THE BIG WEDDING

We understand that weddings, wedding planning, wedding planners, wedding weekends, yes, they are all very fertile ground for comedic potential. When two families are forced together, conflict and contrast is a natural, and any writer will tell you that'll get you all the jokes you need. I'm thinking we've tapped the conventional American wedding comedy a while ago. Yet, more...

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