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TrailerWatch: “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” gives us aliens, punks, and of course – punk aliens!

I’ve heard about this movie thanks to the seemingly nonstop schedule Nicole Kidman has at Cannes this year.  But now that I’ve seen these trailers, I’m dying to see more.  Synopsis! A funny and unique love story, How to Talk … Continue reading

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“Their Finest” – a touching historical piece that’s a damn fine movie about making movies

Nutshell: With hints of the charming, hopeful UK propaganda films of WWII, Their Finest can be labeled a comedy, but doesn’t shy away from showing the agonies of wartime Britain.  A powerful, sweet, and sometimes heartbreaking comedy. In this instance, yes … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “It” reboot promises you’ll float too…

I loved Stephen King’s It. I loved Tim Curry as Pennywise in the 1990 TV adaptation. So I was creeped out in a bad way when I heard that It was going to be re-made. Why mess with perfection, amirite? … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Fifty Shades Darker” gets thrilling

Get your mind out of the gutter.  By “thrilling”, I mean suspenseful, and maybe a touch of action-genre hijinks? I’ve never been a fan of the books – or their source material. (Even though both have intriguing mythologies, jeebus that’s … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016: American Psycho

“I think my mask of sanity is about to slip.” Story: Entitled yuppie scum are bad. Sociopathic yuppie scum are worse. Just ask perfectionist 27 year old psycho, Patrick Bateman. Just don’t visit his place to do it; you may … Continue reading

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The Jim Henson Company to adapt Pratchett’s “Wee Free Men” film

This is fantastic news.  The combination of Sir Terry Pratchett’s storytelling and the Henson workshop is a match made in genre heaven.  And if you haven’t read any Pratchett, please drop everything and grab one of the wildly popular Discworld … Continue reading

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Wayback Review: V for Vendetta

[Another look at my review of V for Vendetta for the late, great Green Man Review. Originally published October, 2007.] V for Vendetta (Warner Brothers , 2006) It’s been said that Guy Fawkes was the only person who ever entered … Continue reading

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