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The Amazing Spider-Man Review

While the Raimi Spider-Man movies were a big part of my childhood, the Amazing Spider-Man movies were apart of my high school years. Since Peter Parker was an awkward high school kid, I can definitely relate to him at that time. 535 more words

Movie Reviews

Review: Gidget TV series (1965-1966)

Until a few weeks ago, I never had watched an episode of the TV version of “Gidget” (1965-66) starring Sally Field. But as I kicked off my third summer of surfing through the “Gidget” franchise, I bought the series and took the plunge—and then I binge watched all 32 episodes for two weeks until I finished. 1,184 more words


Cinema: Forrest Gump (1994)

Tudo bem que eu disse no último post que iria aproveitar esse tempo para ver filmes que sempre quis ver, mas por algum motivo nunca conseguia. 576 more words


The Amazing Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb)

The Amazing Spider-Man is melodramatic trifle, but not in any sort of bad way. I mean, it doesn’t succeed but it does try a lot. Director Webb really goes for a high school romance, with such saccharine effectiveness it probably ought to be an ominous foreshadowing for leads Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone’s burgeoning romance. 890 more words


Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

The 1993 Robin Williams film Mrs. Doubtfire is set around the neighborhoods of San Fransisco, California.  The house from the film can be found in the upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood. 6 more words

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The Best Actresses of 1977

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1977’s Best Actress Oscar win for Diane Keaton for her performance in Annie Hall seems like one of those pre-ordained victories–like Helen Mirren’s sweep of the 2006 awards season for  6,765 more words

Best Actresses By Year

Michael Showalter Aims for a Breakout Hit in 'The Big Sick'

Fans of offbeat comedy know Michael Showalter well from his years on “The State” and “Stella,” not to mention writing, co-producing and starring in the cult movie-turned-Netflix-series “Wet Hot American Summer.” Now Showalter is winning raves for his work directing “The Big Sick.” 307 more words