Category Archives: Reviews

Review: 24 Hour Party People (UK, 2002)

Name: 24 Hour Party People Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce Director: Michael Winterbottom Cast: Steve Coogan: Tony Wilson Lennie James: Alan Erasmus Shirley Henderson: Lindsay Martin Hancock: Howard Devoto Mark Windows: Johnny Rotten Paddy Considine: Rob Gretton John Simm: Bernard Sumner … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Must-See Films For The End Of 2011.

Courtesy Of The Good Folks … … at Filmbalaya, here’s a list of the 25 movies that could “blow you away” in the couple of months remaining in the year. They include Kevin Smith’s “Red State,” the new Johnny Depp … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy (USA, 2010)

Name: Tron: Legacy Writers: Edward Kitsis (screenplay) and Adam Horowitz (screenplay); Edward Kitsis (story) Adam Horowitz (story) and Brian Klugman (story) and Lee Sternthal (story); Steven Lisberger (characters) and Bonnie MacBird (characters). Director: Joseph Kosinski Cast: Jeff Bridges: Kevin Flynn/Clu … Continue reading

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“Beautiful Girls,” Reconsidered.

Writing In The Guardian This Morning … … film critic Michael Hann takes a second look at director Ted Demme’s ensemble drama that gave the world, among other things, ironic singings of “Sweet Caroline,” by Neil Diamond and Natalie Portman. … Continue reading

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Nowhere Boy (UK, 2009)

Name: Nowhere Boy Release Date: 2009 Writer: Matt Greenhalgh (screenplay) Director: Sam Taylor-Wood Cast: Aaron Johnson: John Lennon Kristin Scott Thomas: Mimi Smith David Threlfall: George Toogood Smith Josh Bolt: Pete Shotton Ophelia Lovibond: Maria Kennedy James Michael Johnson: Stan … Continue reading

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Critical Mass: “Footloose” Reviewed.

Here’s What The Critics Are Saying … … about the inexplicably enduring 80s musical about a young man who teaches the squares to love rock-and-roll. I blame “Footloose” for many things. But I do not blame it for giving Kenny … Continue reading

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They Died With Their Boots On (USA, 1942)

Name: They Died With Their Boots On Release Date: 1942 Writers: Wally Klein (screenplay), Aeneas MacKenzie (screenplay), Leonard Coffee (additional dialogue — uncredited) Director: Raoul Walsh Cast: Errol Flynn: George Armstrong Custer Olivia de Havilland: Elizabeth Bacon Arthur Kennedy: Ned … Continue reading

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