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Quick Review: Manic (2003)

MANIC BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 18, 2013 Filled with breakthrough performances and an edge of emotion that never quits, “Manic” delivers Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel into the world of independent cinema in a way never seen before. Gordon-Levitt’s anger-infused Lyle is undeniable to the point that one cannot take their eyes off of him. With each scene, he grows and becomes more entertaining to … Read More Quick Review: Manic (2003)


For Your Consideration 2011: “The Guard”

Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle are definitely established and enjoyable actors, but are they good enough to a) be nominated for Academy Awards and b) win those nominations. My answer would be “no” to each one, but any exposure for this film, as it is being considered, is good for business. FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IN ALL CATEGORIES including BEST ACTOR Brendan Gleeson BEST SUPPORTING … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “The Guard”

Movie Review: The United States of Leland (2003)

THE UNITED STATES OF LELAND BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 30, 2010 Mix a stacked cast of big names with Kevin Spacey as the producer and you get a film called “The United States of Leland.” Having been released since 2003, a friend of mine encouraged me to watch the film. Having finally gotten time to view it, I was pleasantly surprised. Ryan Gosling acts as … Read More Movie Review: The United States of Leland (2003)