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Albert Brooks' LOOKING FOR COMEDY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD (2005) - A little smart bomb of a comedy

Albert Brooks does comedy that’s so on-target, it doesn’t feel like comedy. In an age where comedians practically beat you over the head with their gags, Brooks’ style is like those old MAD Magazine cartoons that were in the margins of the pages. 381 more words

Private Benjamin (1980, Howard Zieff)

Quite a bit works in Private Benjamin, which makes all the creaky parts stick out more. Even though the film runs 109 minutes, a lot seems cut out. 702 more words


Movie review: A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year stuck with me long after I finished watching it: a crime drama that focuses on the psychological motivations of the main character. 633 more words


Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn-2011)

The pink ’80s’ handwriting of the title credits opening sequence after dramatic film scene introduction says it along with heavy synth music soundtrack. It’s a homage to all things crime, 1980s but in a more modern post millennium¬†world.¬† 363 more words

Von Von Lamunu

Worth a Look: Defending Your Life

All of us, at one point or another, have wondered what happens after death. Movies and TV shows have been asking the same question for decades, but it seems to me Hollywood constantly goes with the same options: 755 more words


Finding Dory (2016, dir. Andrew Stanton & Angus MacLane)

Forgetful Dory goes on an epic journey when she remembers her parents. Gorgeous visuals and packed with gags, even if the short-term amnesia jokes are overloaded. 12 more words

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