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A Bomb in the Lasagna: Capes on Camera Part 1: "The Rocketeer"

In an era where big budget superhero films dominate the box office, it’s easy to forget that “comic book adaptation” was once a dirty phrase in Hollywood. 1,088 more words

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I watched a couple three gangster pictures this week, and it seemed like a great theme for a post.

Pulp (1972)

Michael Caine plays Mickey King, a man who dumped his wife, kids, and family business to run away to the Mediterranean to be creative. 1,014 more words


28 Movie Reviews in 28 Days #9: Stand Up Guys

It’s not like I didn’t know what I was getting into when I selected Stand Up Guys from my Amazon Prime queue. It’s a movie with Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin and it was made in 2012. 414 more words

28 Days Of Movie Reviews

The story will touch you, even though he can't.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

I don’t even know how to write about this, because I spent the last ten minutes of the movie with tears in my eyes and sniffling. 541 more words


Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

This is a great idea for a little indie movie though a lot of it’s strength comes from it’s two leads – Amy Adams and Emily Blunt. 112 more words

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Alan Arkin, Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried Join Holiday Comedy

CBS Films has cast a holiday comedy, tentatively titled “Let It Snow,” with Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde. 138 more words


Million Dollar Arm

If you were a sports agent who invited dozens of media members and baseball scouts to see a couple of unknown Indian kids, you would not wear a Los Angeles Dodgers hat at the tryout. 66 more words

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