Review: “Hitchcock”

March 21, 2013

Director Sacha Gervasi set about honoring the man himself with his biopic Hitchcock, an entertaining romp through one of Hitchcock’s biggest challenges in his career: Getting his adaption of the book Psycho to the screen.

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Review: “On the Road”

February 21, 2013

The 2012 film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s bohemian classic On The Road does not fail to inspire feelings of boyish excitement and wonder. But for those easily lost in nostalgia for a time most of us never experienced, America’s glory days of the 40s and 50s, this movie will spin you into a fit of whiskey swilling and amphetamine insanity.

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Review: “Django Unchained”

February 14, 2013

Oscar season is upon us, and this year there is slightly more controversy than usual surrounding the film industry’s celebration of the Best of the Year. One such film being Quentin Tarantino’s homage to the western genre, Django Unchained.

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Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

January 24, 2013

On paper, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” sounds like a typical “coming of age” film: Troubled, insecure Charlie (Logan Lerman of “Percy Jackson & The Olympians”) navigates his first year of high school, becoming friends with a pair of outcasts (Emma Watson and “Californication”’s Ezra Miller,) falling in love and dealing with the terribleness that is being a teenager.

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Review: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

January 17, 2013

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is the first in a new trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 “Lord of the Rings” prequel of the same name and directed by Peter Jackson. Starring British television favorite and “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” star Martin Freeman as a young Bilbo Baggins (relative of Frodo Baggins from “LOTR” and previously played by Ian Holm.)

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