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Month: March 2012

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Proof Review: Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

Release Date July 29, 2011 Director Glenn Ficarra John Requa Screenplay Dan Fogelman Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $50 million Comedy, Drama, Romance Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language 118 minutes Crazy, Stupid, Love “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” –Albert Einstein It would be easy to write Crazy, Stupid, Love. off as just another typical romantic comedy, … Read More Proof Review: Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

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Proof Review: Melancholia (2011)

Release Date November 11, 2011 Director Lars von Trier Screenplay Lars von Trier Budget $9.4 million Drama, Foreign, Science Fiction Rated R for some graphic nudity, sexual content and language 136 minutes Melancholia “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton – Author As I sat by myself in the packed Nuart Theater in Santa Monica, following … Read More Proof Review: Melancholia (2011)

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Proof Review: 21 Jump Street (2012)

Release Date March 16, 2012 Directors Phil Lord Chris Miller Screenplay Michael Bacall Jonah Hill Distributed By Columbia Pictures Budget $55 million Action, Comedy Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence 109 minutes 21 Jump Street 21 Jump Street is absolutely hilarious, with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum making a perfect comedic duo. Both actors … Read More Proof Review: 21 Jump Street (2012)

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Proof Review: Young Adult (2011)

Release Date December 16, 2011 Director Jason Reitman Screenplay Diablo Cody Distributed By Paramount Pictures Budget $12 million Comedy, Drama, Romance Rated R for language and some sexual content 94 minutes Young Adult Young Adult and all its unrelenting qualities is not Jason Reitman’s nor Diablo Cody’s best work, yet it entertains and showcases its talent justly, and ends up a sub-standard comedy. Diablo … Read More Proof Review: Young Adult (2011)

New Trailer: Snow White & the Huntsman – Official Five Minute Extended Trailer

SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN / Never thought I would say this, but I am actually really excited to see this retelling of the Snow White fairytale. The visuals look amazing, Charlize Theron looks stunning, and overall this looks like a quality fantasy-action film. Perhaps it is because the Mirror Mirror version of the Snow White tale looks so dreadfully awful that it builds … Read More New Trailer: Snow White & the Huntsman – Official Five Minute Extended Trailer

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Uncanny: Perseus & Michael Ian Black

CLASH OF THE TITANS / After watching the 1981 version of Clash of the Titans recently, I could not shake the feeling that Perseus, played by Harry Hamlin, is oddly reminiscent of the comedian, Michael Ian Black, known mostly for his comedy troupe, Stella. In such a resemblance, Clash of the Titans, which was already a perfectly laughable excuse for film-making was allowed a … Read More Uncanny: Perseus & Michael Ian Black

New Trailer: Prometheus – Official Trailer #2

PROMETHEUS / There is nothing quite like bringing back the Alien franchise with what looks to be one of the most epic upcoming films of the year, not to mention a science fiction thriller of epic proportions.. With a stacked cast of Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Naomi Rapace, and Michael Fassbender, I will definitely be seeing this film opening night. For those of you … Read More New Trailer: Prometheus – Official Trailer #2

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Proof Review: Heartless (2010)

Release Date November 19, 2010 Director Phillip Ridley Screenplay Philip Ridley Distributed By IFC Films Budget $5 million Drama, Fantasy, Horror Not Rated 114 minutes Heartless When has a Faustian bargain ever worked out for anyone? As soon as you make a deal with the devil, something always tends to turn sour. Not that Jamie Morgan (Jim Sturgess) has much of a choice after … Read More Proof Review: Heartless (2010)

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Proof Review: The Double (2011)

Release Date October 28, 2011 Director Michael Brandt Screenplay Derek Haas Michael Brandt Distributed By Image Entertainment Budget $17 million Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images and language 98 minutes The Double The Double is an interesting beast of a film. If you saw the trailer before seeing the actual film, there’s a … Read More Proof Review: The Double (2011)