Movie Review: Chef

July 3, 2014

Jon Favreau has had an encompassing career in the film industry. Starting out as an extra on film sets, he hit it off with Vince Vaughn early on, writing his starring role in the film Swingers and eventually directing the charming Christmas film Elf.

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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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