Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE Review

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[This is a re-post of my review from SXSW 2013.  The Incredible Burt Wonderstone opens today in wide release.]

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone may ce[......]

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SPRING BREAKERS Review

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[This is a re-post of my review from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.  Spring Breakers opens today in limited release.]

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THE COMPANY YOU KEEP Review

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[This is a re-post of my review from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.  The Company You Keep opens tomorrow in limited release.]

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BEST IN SHOW Blu-ray Review

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Christopher Guest is one of a kind.  The writer/director/producer/actor carved out a niche of his own in the filmmaking community with the bril[......]

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OBLIVION Review

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When science fiction wants to present thoughtful subtext, it can’t go broad.  The freedom to construct a world has to come down to precise them[......]

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BATES MOTEL Season Finale Recap: “Midnight”

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Bates Motel gave us an interesting and necessary finale to a great season of a (surprisingly?) great show.  Though Bates has unfortunately been large[......]

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NOT FADE AWAY Blu-ray Review

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David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos, may be respected for giving the world one of the greatest television shows of all time, but when he jumped[......]

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STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Blu-ray Review

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At first glance, the stand-alone release of Star Trek: TNG - The Best of Both Worlds on Blu-ray looks like typical double dipping. The Season Three B[......]

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A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III Blu-ray Review

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I had little idea of what to expect going into a viewing of Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, having only seen these su[......]

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ANNA KARENINA Blu-ray Review

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Tackling a seminal work of fiction always presents a filmmaker with a unique set of challenges, even more so than book adaptations in general. [......]

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