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Movie Review: "Defending Your Life (1991)": A Different 'Take' On The Afterlife

Defending Your Life (1991)

This is a surprising little movie. You start to love it before you realize you much like it.Most movies depicting Heaven or Hell are about judging whether you lived a good life or a bad one. 187 more words


Albert Brooks speculates how 'CNN might just explode'

No, Albert Brooks wasn’t making a bomb threat but he was taking a shot at CNN. Some fans pointed out that CNN is already self destructing though. 102 more words


Brief impression: "Modern Romance"

Albert Brooks’ 1981 directorial effort might appear to be, on first viewing, about a man called Robert who can’t seem to make up his damn mind about a woman called Mary: about whether he wants to keep seeing her or whether he thinks they are just too damn incompatible to keep seeing each other. 1,394 more words

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Top Tweets: George Clooney Gets Married

Well, the seemingly impossible has happened: George Clooney got married on Saturday. We’re sure the Venice ceremony was  wonderful and we hope that he and his wife Amal Alamuddin will be very happy together, but, like always, we’re mostly just interested in the Twitter reactions. 464 more words


MY MOVIE SHELF: Finding Nemo

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 265  788 more words


Trailer: A Most Violent Year

1981 was one of the most violent year’s in New York City history. Director J.C Chandor (All Is Lost) attempts to bring that story to life in his new thriller A Most Violent Year. 139 more words


Trailer: Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in 'A Most Violent Year'

“Isaac is Abel Morales, an immigrant who is trying to grow his heating oil business. But the crime-ridden streets of the big city cause more and more problems, and Morales finds that his ethics are malleable as he fights to keep his company going with the aid of his equally tough wife, Anna (Jessica Chastain). 42 more words