Two Cents on Scorsese’s HUGO
Two Cents

Two Cents on Scorsese’s HUGO

  Over the course of his long career, Martin Scorsese has dabbled in an incredibly wide range of genres and styles. There’s his sprawling gangster…

NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING is a Familiar But Surprisingly Progressive Comedy [Blu-review]
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NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING is a Familiar But Surprisingly Progressive Comedy [Blu-review]

Two years ago, I was pleasantly surprised by Neighbors, a juvenile comedy that mined the themes of bro-dom and parenthood well as it threw the…

PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 209: NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING
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PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 209: NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING

 

DARK PLACES Makes You Wish Someone Would Turn on the Lights
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DARK PLACES Makes You Wish Someone Would Turn on the Lights

I remember reading once how Charlize Theron was considered for the role of Amazing Amy in the adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel “Gone Girl.” While…

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA Podcast Review: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 137
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CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA Podcast Review: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 137

 

LAGGIES: A Female-Centric Slacker Movie
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LAGGIES: A Female-Centric Slacker Movie

The “slacker” movie is a mainstay of our theaters. The underachiever or procrastinator is thrown into a crazy or life changing scenario, usually with comedic…

THE EQUALIZER Proves There’s No Justice in this World
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THE EQUALIZER Proves There’s No Justice in this World

  Lack of sleep must be a real problem for your everyday vigilante. By day, they go about their business projecting a facade of normality….

CARRIE (2013): You’ll Forget Her Name
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CARRIE (2013): You’ll Forget Her Name

Ready for some blasphemy? I’ve never actually seen Brian DePalma’s Carrie (1976). Raised ultra-conservatively on a film diet of ‘anything PG-and-under’, unless ABC opted to…