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Fresh Air interview with Jonah Hill, director of “Mid90s”

My sister and I watched Mid90s, Jonah Hill's first, full-length film as a director. I can say we enjoyed it, but we both felt we needed more context to understand and appreciate what the film meant. Was this autobiographical for Jonah Hill? Were the actors in the film...

A Star Is Born – Stuckmann Review

After Lady Gaga’s wonderful interview with Stephen Colbert, I was super eager to hear Chris Stuckmann’s review of her film, A Star Is Born. I didn’t have to wait long.

Chris Stuckmann review of Venom

Chris Stuckmann's movie reviews are always thoughtful and combine the passions of a movie fan with the critical eye of a filmmaker.  I don't always agree with his conclusions, but I always take his point of view seriously. Here's a particularly frank review from Chris...

Lady Gaga interview with a clearly impressed Stephen Colbert

Endearing interview with Stephen Colbert and Lady Gaga. Clearly, Colbert was deeply affected, surprised, and blown away by Lady Gaga’s performance in Bradley Cooper’s version of A Star is Born.

A Star Is Born – Stuckmann Review

After Lady Gaga’s wonderful interview with Stephen Colbert, I was super eager to hear Chris Stuckmann’s review of her film, A Star Is Born. I didn’t have to wait long.

Chris Stuckmann review of Venom

Chris Stuckmann's movie reviews are always thoughtful and combine the passions of a movie fan with the critical eye of a filmmaker.  I don't always agree with his conclusions, but I always take his point of view seriously. Here's a particularly frank review from Chris...

Passengers film improves with small plot change

Passengers film improves with small plot change

Spoilers ahead! Don't view this video or read the following text if you haven't seen the movie Passengers with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. You've been warned... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gksxu-yeWcU Passengers is a decent movie with attractive actors...

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Aloha…It’s a movie…almost

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3mf_ewjc7s As I watched the film Aloha with Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, I kept waiting for all the pieces to come together, but it never happened. I liked the cast of Aloha, but the movie never felt real in any way. I...

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9 Wise Quotes from “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ~ What a collection of senior actors. Totally love this film. Poignant. Funny. Sad. Joyous. And with some wisdom thrown in for good measure. Here are some favorite quotes from the movie: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.... Sonny:...

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Ridley Scott’s Prometheus ~ Just not good enough

Prometheus ~ I've been anticipating Ridley Scott's "prequel" to Alien for many months now.  After seeing Prometheus in 3-D, I have to admit I was disappointed. While the film contained visually striking special effects, they just weren't enough to compensate for the...

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Peter Dinklage ~ The Station Agent

Peter Dinklage ~ The Station Agent

The Station Agent is an indie  film I probably would not have ever seen if it weren't for Peter Dinkage (Wikipedia, IMDB). Actor Peter Dinklage currently stars in the HBO series Game of Thrones  where he plays a dwarf noble, Tyrion Lannister, who relies on his wits to...

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