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Martian Child


A recently widowed sci-fi writer adopts a 6-year-old boy to quell his loneliness. The catch? The kid claims to be from Mars. Dad’s dubious at first, but an odd series of events prompts him to wonder whether his son could be telling the truth. 395 more words

Movie Reviews

Corinna, Corinna

Before “The Help” was a sweet and sassy little movie about the reality of systemic prejudice that actually radiated warmth. But it was by no means light and fluffy. 46 more words


Arlington Road

This chilling political thriller plants a resilient seed of doubt about every “lone gunman” theory since the assassination of JFK. Who’s to say seemingly random acts of terrorism aren’t at least heavily influenced by unseen players in the game we never seem to know we’re playing until we’ve lost?


Actors Who Are Always Cast In The Same Roles (part 2)

Matthew Mcconaughey

He Aint Nothin’ But A Horn-dog

Whatever he’s playing, an attorney, stock trader, or high school drop out, one thing is for sure, Matthew Mcconaughey is playing a character who is horny.  592 more words

Pop Culture

ABC Film Challenge - Random - W - Welcome to Me (2014)

Director: Shira Piven

Writer: Eliot Laurence (Screenplay)

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, Linda Cardellini, Joan Cusack, Loretta Devine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Robbins, James Marsden… 510 more words


Sixteen Candles (1984) [review]

As many have said before, John Hughes certainly knew how to make teen films back in the 1980s and he knew teens are smarter and more capable than anybody over the age of twenty one would like to give them credit for. 363 more words


February Blind Spot Review: Sixteen Candles (1984)

“That’s why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they’d call ’em something else.”
– Jim Baker

SYNOPSIS: A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. 340 more words