Bad Times At The El Royale is a movie that “goes for it.” That’s not a surprise, given that it comes from the co-writer/director of The Cabin In The Woods, 2012’s balls-to-the-wall meta horror extravaganza. (For those who haven’t seen it, we’re talking all of the balls, and every wall.) Bad Times At The El Royale has […]
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And now it’s time to talk TV. I don’t watch a whole lot of TV, compared to the average American. The number of reality shows I watch regularly — or ever, unless I’m a captive audience — is zero. (Yes, this includes all housewives from any given location, dynasties related to any fowl, and anything […]
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Depending on whether or not I’m currently watching anything on TV, I sometimes do and sometimes don’t care about the Emmys. But this year I do!
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Is it me, or does the summer movie season get less lustrous every year? Sure, there are standouts — this summer, The Avengers, Prometheus, and The Dark Knight Rises have all been high on my to-see list — but the majority of what’s out isn’t all that attractive. There’s an ever-widening gap between art and […]
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Who knew that, prior to her Oscar-nominated attempt to pass as “funny little man” Albert Nobbs in Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close did a trial run on Mad Men?
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Friends With Kids co-stars Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O’Dowd, and Jon Hamm, all of whom you will recognize from last year’s biggest (and best) studio comedy. Is this Bridemaids 2? Almost.
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(Films discussed in this post: Young Adult, Bad Teacher, Tabloid, The Roommate, The Help, Bridesmaids.) It’d be nice to think that we’re in a day and age where women headlining a film doesn’t matter. But it does. Unless the film is geared specifically toward a female audience, you won’t often see a Thelma & Louise-type […]
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