• Young@Heart, Repulsion (359/211)

    by  • 7/30/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    YOUNG@HEART (Netflix) – There are some fun candid scenes; soft shoe in the jail hallway, discussions about who has and has not had the Last Rites said for them, etc. Are these 70 and 80-somethings feeling young because they sing, or do they sing because they feel young? Singing old standards that you’d hear from […]

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    Case 39, Potiche (352/205)

    by  • 7/24/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    CASE 39 (Netflix) – If you have any problems with bugs; especially hornets or bees, you might want to avoid this film. Also, if you have problems with poorly done horror / supernatural thriller films, then you might do better elsewhere. The story is basically told twice; once with Zellweger on the outside, and another […]

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    Scream 4, Firefly (176/106)

    by  • 4/16/2011 • film, television • 0 Comments

    SCREAM 4 (Carlton) – I’m not sure what’s changed between 3 and 4 by way of production crew, but this is an entirely different film. I know, that’s part of the gag with it being a reboot, but SCREAM 4 really does return to a lot of what was good about the first one. There’s […]

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    [REC] (118/74)

    by  • 3/15/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    [REC] (Netflix) – It’s not bad for a zombie movie. It takes a little bit to get to the action, and you get a bit of actual character development with Angela, at least. The only real downside is that about 1/2 way through I knew how this was going to end. The best single adjective […]

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    Splice (55/32)

    by  • 2/1/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    SPLICE (TIFF Lightbox) – This is possibly the best acting I’ve seen out of Sarah Polley, but also the worst film I’ve seen here in. That’s saying something. There was a Q&A after with the Director, who said that there were people who loved the movie and those who hated it, but that those who […]

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