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American Hustle

It seems somewhat fitting to me that a film like American Hustle is as inherently duplicitous as its title would suggest. This is not a Scorsese-esque crime thriller, nor is it really a black comedy built around the late-1970s Abscam scandal, although it masquerades (and director David O. 990 more words



I realize that Scarlett Johansson has strikingly good looks, but I never could have imagined simply how far her voice could carry a movie. That is, before I saw… 876 more words

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One Last Round with Phillip Seymour Hoffman - The Master (2012)

When Phillip Seymour Hoffman died in February of a heroin overdose, I was crushed. I’ve always treated celebrity deaths as sort of a joke. This is probably not the first time I have mentioned my Celebrity Death Poll in which friends and I would each list 3 celebrities we thought may die soon- yes I’m aware I’m going to hell for this. 332 more words

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Journal review: Her

Recently, I watched ‘Her’ (Spike Jonze, 2013). It left such an imprint on me that I later wrote about it in my journal. I’ve never done this before. 854 more words

Amy Adams

Check Out The Newest Batmobile!!

Calling all superhero fans! Are you excited for the movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice? The film stars Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman. 70 more words


Getty Images Roundup: Ciarán Hinds

Getty Images has done a great thing for us bloggers by allowing many of their photos to be legally embedded in our posts. Perusing their site for images of Himself and Friends, I couldn’t resist giving the system a test drive. 1,402 more words

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Reviews of the Past: 'The Master'

The next set of reviews we’ll be publishing are some of the ones Roger Thomas has done exclusively for The Stanly News & Press. Roger has written movie reviews for The Stanly News & Press and other outlets for years, long before starting this blog. 697 more words