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Plays vs. Movies

I recently attended a quality performance of Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta in Stratford. (Yes, that’s right – I’m a wanker.) The experience led me to ruminate on the differences between the stage and screen. 576 more words

Cinema

Hot Pursuit review

Two funny lead actresses? Check. A somewhat decent plot? Check. Well, sort of. Hot Pursuit had a chance of being an enjoyable buddy/road movie, but those chances are dashed by the abysmal script that Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara have to deal with. 547 more words

Southpaw Review

Movie transformations are usually impressive, whether it’s Christian Bale’s for The Machinist or Charlize Theron’s for Monster. Jake Gyllenhaal’s transformation to play champion boxer Billy Hope in… 522 more words

REVIEW -- Stalag 17 (1953)

FilmJuice have my review of Billy Wilder’s misleading P.O.W. comedy Stalag 17. I say “misleading” as while the film was initially marketed as a tribute to America’s brave prisoners of war, the film’s depiction of life in a World War II prison camp is actually far from flattering. 511 more words

Film

Review: It Follows (2014)

“Childhood is over the moment you know you’re going to die.” – Top Dollar, The Crow (1994)

“Nothing gold can stay.” – Johnny, The Outsiders (1983) 1,067 more words

Horror

Geeks in the Hood!

Shamiek Moore as Malcolm: Leader of the Geek Squad
Big Ups for the Smart kids

Although this movie is Dope on the real, it could easily have been named “Geeks in the Hood,” or “The Geek Squad” vs “Dope Posse.”   And the outcome of this imaginative urban fable would have been just as surprising.  2,562 more words

Movie Reviews

The Evening Post: The Most Honest Review Of The Pixels Movie Bomb

Do you hear that?  That is a major video game bomb dropping onto Pixels!  Every critic has given the new movie Pixels two thumbs way down!   117 more words

The Evening Post