Death at a Funeral

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 11:29 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Frank Oz’s newest film is a British ensemble that is full of laughs and was one of the funniest films of 2007.The films entire run time takes place over the course of one funeral for the father of a pair of brothers, Daniel and Robert, when a collision of drugs, hidden agenda, and infidelity all […]

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In Bruges

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 9:55 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Martin McDonagh’s feature debut is an impressive one that weaves dark humor with a bit of action while diving into the psyche of a hit man.Ray and Ken (Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, respectively) are instructed by their employer Harry (Ralph Fiennes) to lay low in Bruges, Belgium after performing a hit in London while […]

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The Amateurs

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 9:07 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

The long delayed and name changed title finally found its way out and the impressive ensemble cast can’t save this film from mediocrity in the end.Andy is an underachieving idea man that has a small group of close friends that will follow him into anything, from pyramid schemes to porno films. This film is about […]

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Be Kind Rewind

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 8:16 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Michel Gondry’s latest is an odd film that displays his creative flair but gets lost in itself by not packing that heartwarming punch it goes for while ditching what it does best, “sweeding”What is “sweeding” you ask? Well that is what this film is all about; “sweeding” is the low budget bare bones reproduction of […]

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Charlie Bartlett

Posted: February 27, 2008 at 11:04 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Jon Poll’s look at the high schooler’s psyche is an intermittently successful attempt at creating a fresh high school comedy.Charlie Bartlett is a private school kid who is forced to go to public school where Charlie Bartlett hopes to live up to the greatest dream in his life, to be popular! He does this by […]

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Lust, Caution

Posted: February 26, 2008 at 11:48 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Ang Lee’s follow up to Brokeback Mountain takes him back to as he weaves a sexual espionage thriller that works to decent effect.The film follows Tang Wei as Chia Chi Wong who becomes involved in a resistance groups attempt to assassinate a Chinese official working, Mr. Yee, who is working with the Japanese who are […]

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2 Days in Paris

Posted: February 26, 2008 at 11:18 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Julie Delpy’s directorial debut is a wonderful look at relationships with great comedy and truth that you don’t normally find in films nowadays.A very real feeling film from start to finish, Delpy crafts and entertaining and well crafted piece of cinema that was ignored by far too many people. Marion (Delpy) and Jack (Adam Goldberg) […]

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Oscar Picks 08

Posted: February 22, 2008 at 12:45 pm   /   Local, Opinion

I shot a 61%, not bad! Not good.(insert a smiley face emoticon) Ok, I am going to run through this list here, and let you guys think who is going to win; not that it matters what I think. I also might add some commentary and suggestions for people that were snubbed. Bold is who […]

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07 Year in Review

Posted: February 22, 2008 at 12:34 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

2007 was a fantastic year for film and filled with a number of movies worth investing your time to at least see. To be able to see all those movies though means that I had to wait as long as possible to write this 07 Year in review so I could see as many films […]

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Flashback-Best of 06

Posted: February 22, 2008 at 12:04 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This is my write up from last year before this blog existed so I thought I would share it with you guys. Ok, so I know some of that you that get this really could careless, but oh well, don’t read it, I’m bored at work! So last year was a pretty good year for […]

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