Movie Review: “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” (2015)

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Fast and Furious gets attention for being one of the rare series to completely reinvent itself over time (to both critical and financial success), but with Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, it has become clear that it is the latter series that has more firmly reinvented itself and finally found its footing. What started as […]

De Niro to Star in “Another Midnight Run”?

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Nikki Fincke of Deadline Hollywood buried  a rather interesting nugget of information in a Jan 24th article about Robert De Niro’s transition back to Creative Artists Agency: But estimates are that the 66-year-old actor made $35M with WME’s Ari Emanuel in less than 2 years. That included the big payday for the 3rd Fockers installment which WME put […]

Big Fan

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Paul is in his mid-thirties, single, and still living at home with his mother. He works as a parking lot attendant in New York, and is content to sit in his booth at night writing down passionate, articulate rants, so that when he goes home he can call a local radio sports show and prove […]

The Lovely Bones

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Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones is a colossally misguided failure. Based on the well-received 2002 novel by Alice Sebold, Jackson — along with his Lord of the Rings cohorts, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh — has penned a meandering screenplay, made merely all the worse by uniformly awful performances, poor editing, and generally bad filmmaking. […]

15 of the Best Movies from 2009

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2009 was actually a rather solid year for film. It was harder to pick favourites than last year. I have to admit, though, that I haven’t been keeping up with some of the Oscar contenders — I’ve yet to watch Up in the Air, A Single Man, etc., so this list is kind of a […]