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A Look Back: The School of Rock

We’ve all known someone like “The School of Rock’s” main character, Dewey Finn (Jack Black), a paunchy, aging guy still gracelessly clinging to dreams of rock stardom and stickin’ it to The Man. 386 more words

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#439 - Grosse Point Blank

Cusack’s back! Two of them this time! Well actually all FOUR siblings show their faces in this movie but I’m mostly caring about Joan. That’s right, Joan is Johns sister. 171 more words


***2015 RECAP*** MOVIE REVIEW | The End of the Tour (2015)

“I’m not so sure you want to be me.”

I saw James Ponsoldt’s 2012 movie Smashed and thought it was OK, nothing special. I’ve heard a lot about… 507 more words


Arlington Road (1999)

A man begins to suspect his neighbors are not what they appear to be and their secrets could be deadly. (IMDb)

Although it could have built its intensity more gradually, Arlington Road at least does well at maintaining it right up until its refreshingly devastating (if a tad far-fetched) climax, thanks to Bridges’ crazed, slightly over-the-top lead turn and the heavy socio-political content from his lectures that fills in the gaps between the thrilling scenes of his paranoid detective work, his chilling interactions with the subtly creepy Robbins and Cusack, and the final high-octane action sequences.



David Foster Wallace wrote a book between 1992 to 1995. At one-thousand-plus pages, it could never have been a simple work just taken from the top of the brain with a severe lack of originality. 769 more words

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Sentencing (Movies): Welcome to Me

Mole: I’m trying to imagine how this was pitched: “A mentally unbalanced woman, who’s obsessed with Oprah goes off her meds, wins big at the lottery and puts on an Oprah inspired tv show called Welcome to Me….” Who can we get for this? 108 more words

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