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Gattaca - 7.5/10.

Allegory for discrimination against the underclass or straight up sci fi thriller? Doesn’t really matter.

Gattaca director Andrew Niccol wrote The Terminal and The Truman Show… 136 more words

Rated 4-7

Little Miss Sunshine: Las Vegas

Grandpa Edwin Hoover (Alan Arkin) wears a Las Vegas t-shirt in the 2006 movie Little Miss Sunshine.

2000s

Glengarry Glen Ross review


Hello readers, Reviewer of Steel here with the movie adapted from the play, Glengarry Glen Ross.

This is the second movie from Geekvolutions’ Netflix Roulette and watched. 493 more words

Best Christmas Movie EVER

No, it’s not a Christmas movie. So why is it the best Christmas movie ever? For one thing, it’s about the Christmas spirit, and it has that (and heart) in spades. 384 more words

Books

For Richer, For Poorer (1992)

This made for cable production from HBO is a bit of a throwback that allows Jack Lemmon a nice comical role with a touch of drama added in for good measure. 380 more words

Daily Take

Grudge Match (2013) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Grudge Match (2013) Directed by Peter Segal. With Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Alan Arkin, Kevin Hart, Jon Bernthal and Kim Basinger.

Inevitably billed as Rocky Balboa Vs Raging Bull, it’s a relief to discover that, in some measure, Peter Segal’s Grudge Match knows exactly how seriously… 257 more words

Film Reviews

Catch-22 (1970)

I’ve got into Mike Nichols really through my love of Steven Soderbergh. Catch-22 is a movie you don’t hear much about today beyond it’s legendary source material but I did notice it frequently pop up on Soderbergh’s yearly media diet list and he is also present on the DVD, providing commentary with Nichols just as he did on The Graduate and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 244 more words

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