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BARE BONES: WELCOME TO ME

WELCOME TO ME (2014)

Comedy/drama finds emotionally and mentally troubled Alice Klieg off her meds and obsessed with TV, namely Oprah. When she wins $86 Million in the lottery, she pays a down on his luck producer (James Marsden) to let her have her own TV talk show…one that stars Alice, is about Alice and the only guest being Alice. 318 more words

Bare Bones

Joan & John Cusack: It’s A Family Affair

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Film Club Rule #587: Why cast just one Cusack when you could cast two?

Appearing in nine films together, the Cusack siblings carved out acting niches for themselves starting at an early age In John Hughes’ film Sixteen Candles. 119 more words

Working Girl

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Oliver Platt, Phillip Bosco, Nora Dunn, Olympia Dukakis, Jeffrey Nordling
Directed By: Mike Nichols
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Movie Review

Why I love Working Girl

Working Girl was a pretty big hit when it was first released, and even garnered itself six Oscar Nominations, including one win for Best Original Song. 1,163 more words

Reviews

"Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" (2016)

Grade (B)

A highly comical satire of the pop music industry that very much entertains.

“POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING” follows the solo career of Conner, the most famous face in the pop industry. 494 more words

2016

My 100 Favourite Films In Review - Number 62, School of Rock

62) School of Rock:

What teenager hasn’t had their music phase? I mean the phase where you get your hands on an instrument, take a few lessons and become convinced you’re going to be a rock star one day. 3,371 more words

Top 100 Films

Review: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, 2016, dir. Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone

I probably sound pretty down on Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping in my review for Paste Magazine, but don’t let that deter you: I liked the film well enough, and it made me laugh heartily, which is about all that I was looking for. 65 more words

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