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Throwback Thursday Review: “Rules of Attraction” (2002)

In 2002, my young, un-developed taste in movies meant that most of the comedies I enjoyed were of the “American Pie” variety. “Can’t Hardly Wait”, “Empire Records”, and “Dumb and ...
 
8.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Harry and the Hendersons” (1987)

  In the 80s, it didn’t take a lot to make a hit family film. There were a few key elements: 1) A heavy dose of comedy (preferably of the silly/physical variety), 2) A dastardly villain to root against, and 3) A lot ...
 
7.5
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: Behind the Mask – The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

A magician never reveals his secrets. Everyone knows this. If anyone finds out how these illusions are done, it ruins everything magicians have worked for; it brings down the curtain and ruins the surprise.  The same is true fo...
 
6.5

 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘People, Places, Things’ Is Indie Filmmaking At Its Finest

  In ‘People, Places, Things’, Jemaine Clement plays Will: a graphic novelist, a teacher, a father of two young girls, and a heartbroken guy whose girlfriend (and mother to his children) ends up leaving him for...
 
7.8
 
 
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Review: ‘The Editor’ Is Over the Top Fun

From the opening scene, ‘The Editor’ lets you know what type of movie it is: an over-the-top horror-comedy that has no qualms with gratuitous violence, sex, and the use of over-dubbing. In other words, it’s so...
 
7.8
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Dope”

“Dope” is the story of a young kid named Malcom (Moore), a self-proclaimed nerd growing up in a single-parent home in The Bottoms in Inglewood, California. You either make something of yourself and escape the tough ...
 
7.8

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Can’t Hardly Wait” (1998)

There are very few movies that perfectly depict the decade they were made in, but if you want to watch one that will transport you back to how things were in the 90’s for anyone in Junior High or High school then “C...
 
7.0
 
 
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Review: “Tex Montana Will Survive!” Didn’t Pack The Punch I Wanted

O. Hannah Films (comprised of Jeremy Gardner, Christian Stella, and Adam Cronheim) released their first film “The Battery” in 2012. Made on a budget of $6,000, the film was a masterpiece in terms of what you can do ...
 
5.8
 
 
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Review: “Sing Street”

  Anyone who has seen writer/director John Carney’s films “Once” or “Begin Again” should have a pretty good idea what he is about. He clearly loves (and has a good ear for) music. He also enjo...
 
9.0

 
 
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Review: “Hail, Caesar!” Is A Fine Addition To the Coen Brothers Collection

There are a few things you know you’re always going to get when you start a Coen Brothers film: a rich cast of characters, comedy in the least expected places, and a story that feels familiar but is completely authentic. ...
 
7.5