SILENCE Box Office Alternative: Scorsese’s THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (1993)
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SILENCE Box Office Alternative: Scorsese’s THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (1993)

It’s always an event whenever the great Martin Scorsese releases another film as he does with his latest offering Silence. It’s almost as if the…

ALMOST CHRISTMAS Box Office Alternative: Family Dysfunction Runs Rampant in A THOUSAND ACRES
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ALMOST CHRISTMAS Box Office Alternative: Family Dysfunction Runs Rampant in A THOUSAND ACRES

It seems that every year as the holidays roll around, Hollywood treats us to some kind of wacky family comedy showing a group of relatives…

Cinapse Selects: Diving Back in to Rediscover WHAT LIES BENEATH
Cinapse Selects

Cinapse Selects: Diving Back in to Rediscover WHAT LIES BENEATH

  At the risk of deviating slightly from the initial goal of this column, which is to shine a spotlight lesser known and underrated films…

Romance and Political Intrigue Abound in THE RUSSIA HOUSE
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Romance and Political Intrigue Abound in THE RUSSIA HOUSE

Looking at the bibliography of John La Carre’s vast library of titles not only leads to a wealth of compelling stories set against the backdrop of…

PETE’S DRAGON Box Office Alternative: UP CLOSE & PERSONAL is a Film About Two Movie Stars
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PETE’S DRAGON Box Office Alternative: UP CLOSE & PERSONAL is a Film About Two Movie Stars

  The last “anticipated” film of the summer, Pete’s Dragon, has come, signaling the end of what has been a less than exciting blockbuster season…

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Delivers Inspiring Laughs with a Remarkable True-Life Tale
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FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Delivers Inspiring Laughs with a Remarkable True-Life Tale

The first time I can ever remember being impressed with Meryl Streep as a singer was in the 1990 comedy Postcards From the Edge in…

MIKE & DAVE Box Office Alternative: PERSONAL EFFECTS Proves Even Movie Stars Need Wedding Dates
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MIKE & DAVE Box Office Alternative: PERSONAL EFFECTS Proves Even Movie Stars Need Wedding Dates

  It seems the best offering that this lackluster summer has for the first week of what would normally be the most exciting month of…

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Box Office Alternative: Jeff Goldblum Finds Adventure and Michelle Pfeiffer by Venturing INTO THE NIGHT
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INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Box Office Alternative: Jeff Goldblum Finds Adventure and Michelle Pfeiffer by Venturing INTO THE NIGHT

  The idea of a sequel to Independence Day actually becoming a reality was something I never thought would come to pass. Not only did…

Pick of the Week: The Joker Meets Catwoman in Werewolf Tale WOLF
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Pick of the Week: The Joker Meets Catwoman in Werewolf Tale WOLF

Sometimes movies featuring recognizable stars and an appealing hook are released to favorable reviews and go on to become box office hits, only to be…

Good Children Should Avoid Garry Marshall’s MOTHER’S DAY
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Good Children Should Avoid Garry Marshall’s MOTHER’S DAY

For all of the films he’s churned out during his long and storied career, my all-time favorite Garry Marshall film remains Dear God, the director’s…