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"FLIGHT" (2012) Review

“FLIGHT” (2012) Review

For years, I thought that director Robert Zemeckis had lost his way. I thought the Academy Award he had won for the 1994 movie, “FOREST GUMP” had transformed a talented and slightly eccentric filmmaker into a pretentious and boring one.  1,255 more words

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MOTHER’S INFERIOR AND SUPERIOR: Lady Bird, Noviate

First, a word from our sponsors: I am now offering a new consultation service: so much emphasis has been given lately to the importance of the opening of your screenplay, I now offer coverage for the first twenty pages at the cost of $20.00.  1,128 more words

IFC Nabs Melissa Leo, Tessa Thompson Comedy 'Furlough' (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC has nabbed U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to “Furlough,” a new comedy with Tessa Thompson, Whoopi Goldberg, and Melissa Leo, Variety has learned.

“Furlough” centers on a woman (Thompson) who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. 269 more words

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'Novitiate' Movie Review

I’m not Catholic and I found this film interesting. If the facts (as least some of them) are accurate on how females becomes nuns one will enjoy learning the journey. 101 more words

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Prisoners (2013)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Perfect textbook thriller; like an unputdownable novel… 30 more words

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From Set to Screen: 'Novitiate'

Staff contributor Scotty Wright details his time working on the production of Novitiate, which was shot on location in and around Nashville.

Last Friday, the Belcourt Theater in Hillsboro Village opened a new film from Sony Pictures Classics entitled… 617 more words