Month: April 2013

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Tuesday Releases: Django Unchained

APRIL 16TH, 2013 DJANGO UNCHAINED // Had “Django Unchained” followed the story set in its marketing and, with that, followed a much shorter run-time, Tarantino’s latest film could have been much closer to perfection. Instead, it remains an above-average exploitation film with above-average performances, that just cannot seem to tell its story properly. “Django” starts off impeccably, introducing the main characters, Django (Jamie Foxx) … Read More Tuesday Releases: Django Unchained

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Theatrical Releases: 42, Scary Movie 5, & To The Wonder

“42” is a phenomenal sports film about Jackie Robinson, a legend not only in baseball, but in life, however, the film does not reach much further than that. Going into the film, it reeked of Academy Award potential, with strong performances and a diligent message. However, Helgeland makes some poignant decisions that leave the film missing that special something to make it an Oscar … Read More Theatrical Releases: 42, Scary Movie 5, & To The Wonder

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One Minute Review: 42 (2013)

Release Date April 12, 2013 Director Brian Helgeland Screenplay Brian Helgeland Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $40 million Biography, Drama, Sport Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including language 128 minutes 42 “42” is a phenomenal sports film about Jackie Robinson, a legend not only in baseball, but in life, however, the film does not reach much further than that. Going into the film, … Read More One Minute Review: 42 (2013)

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Tuesday Releases: Hyde Park On Hudson

APRIL 9TH, 2013 New Releases Hyde Park on Hudson The Sorcerer and the White Snake

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Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 9: “Dark Shadows”

Original Air Date May 13, 2012 Director Scott Hornbacher Written By Erin Levy Network Aired AMC Drama Mad Men: Season 5 Episode 509: “Dark Shadows” It’s Thanksgiving time in “Mad Men” Ville. Fat Betty is stirring up shit by bringing up Anna Draper in front of Sally after seeing Megan’s hot bod while creeping around Don’s apartment. Sally continues to show signs of being … Read More Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 9: “Dark Shadows”

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Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 8: “Lady Lazarus”

Original Air Date May 6, 2012 Director Phil Abraham Written By Matthew Weiner Network Aired AMC Drama Mad Men: Season 5 Episode 508: “Lady Lazarus” One episode ago, Megan is hitting the Heinz winning home run ad, the next she’s lying to Don and sneaking off to acting auditions. And further yet, quits the firm, with Don’s unexpected approval (“don’t want her to end … Read More Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 8: “Lady Lazarus”

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Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 7: “At The Codfish Ball”

Original Air Date April 29, 2012 Director Michael Uppendahl Written By Jonathan Igla Network Aired AMC Drama Mad Men: Season 5 Episode 507: “At The Codfish Ball” Don’s in-laws are in town. Henry’s mother trips over a phone cord, which is rather hilarious, bringing Sally and Bobby in on the festivities. Sally is definitely turning into a young woman, wearing makeup and a party … Read More Proof TV Review: Mad Men: Season 5 – Episode 7: “At The Codfish Ball”

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Spotlight: Alexis Bledel – The Hottest Thing To Ever Come Out Of “Mad Men”

Where was Alexis Bledel five seasons ago? There I was, diligently working my way through Season Five of “Mad Men,” and out of nowhere, the beautiful thirty-year-old pops up in one of the sexiest and most scandalous roles of the series’ history. She plays Beth Dawes, the seductress of one Peter Campbell, played by actor Vincent Kartheiser, who is now engaged to Ms. Bledel, … Read More Spotlight: Alexis Bledel – The Hottest Thing To Ever Come Out Of “Mad Men”

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Crush: Emilia Clarke – The Main Reason I’m Still Watching “Game Of Thrones”

Emilia Clarke may be the only reason I’m still watching HBO’s “Game Of Thrones”. Yes, I find the plot intriguing and the characters are all somewhat interesting, but Emilia’s so gorgeous as Daenerys Targaryen, it’s the anticipating of her scenes that keeps the show enjoyable for me (that and her [spoiler alert] awesome dragons). She’s also not afraid to show her amazing body, which … Read More Crush: Emilia Clarke – The Main Reason I’m Still Watching “Game Of Thrones”

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Theatrical Releases: Evil Dead & Jurassic Park 3D

Truth be told, I have an infatuation with Juno Temple. I noticed her first in the recent adaptation for “The Three Musketeers” and “Year One” is very supporting roles. But over time, she’s become a bigger start in the Indie scene and I’ve got to say I am completely enjoying it. She’s a smart, incredibly sexy actress with a bright future and “The Brass … Read More Theatrical Releases: Evil Dead & Jurassic Park 3D

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One Minute Review: Jurassic Park 3D (1993)

Release Date June 11, 1993 Director Steven Spielberg Screenplay Michael Crichton David Koepp Based On The Novel By Michael Crichton Distributed By Universal Pictures Budget $63 million Action, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated PG-13 for intense science fiction terror 127 minutes Jurassic Park 3D “Jurassic Park” is a masterpiece and one of the greatest films of all-time. An adventure on one of the grandest scales, … Read More One Minute Review: Jurassic Park 3D (1993)

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One Minute Review: Evil Dead (2013)

Release Date April 5, 2013 Director Fede Alvarez Screenplay Fede Alvarez Rodo Sayagues Distributed By TriStar Pictures Budget $17 million Fantasy, Horror Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language 91 minutes Evil Dead Reliable as a remake and as a decent horror film, “Evil Dead” may not be the “most terrifying film you will ever experience” but it … Read More One Minute Review: Evil Dead (2013)