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For some reason, I really liked this movie. :-)

“You’re anything but invisible. You’re big. You’re kind of a great mess. It’s like a candle burning on both ends, but it’s beautiful.”


The Theory of Everything Review

So I watched The Theory of Everything…

Now movies like this – biopics on tortured geniuses with physical or mental abnormalities – are usually fast-tracks to Academy Awards (well, unless you’re Leonard DiCaprio) so I walked in expecting a lot from this movie and, with the exception of Eddie Redmayne’s acting, I was left thoroughly disappointed. 785 more words

Movie Review

Motion Picture Bites

What’s your kind of perfect weekend?

Mine: sleeping all day long, watching TONS of movies (from useless to heart-stopping) and sipping on a cup or two of tongue-burning green tea. 1,282 more words


Review: 'Birdman: or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance' (and why many won't identify with this)

The mid-life crisis of an actor using a fantasy element that confuses the heck out of people.

Reggin (Michael Keaton) is taking his shot on Broadway with a play he’s adapted, directed, and produced. 602 more words


'The Tale of Princess Kaguya': the tale of girlhood

Last month, Dr. Sharon Marcus and Dr. Anne Skomorowsky wrote a through-provoking piece examining Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated film, “Boyhood.” Their Wall Street Journal article argued that… 407 more words


drummer boy

////- performance, direction and editing hit all of the right beats