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Movie Review: This is Where I Leave You (2014)

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Family dysfunction movies are a dime a dozen. What will set a good one apart, however, is great chemistry and an engaging story. Shawn Levy‘s “This is Where I Leave You” has both and includes a lot of charm. Continue reading

The Month in Movies: December 2013

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I closed out 2013 with a December that consisted of 20 viewings. Of those 20 viewings, only 8 were “first viewings” and 3 were trips to the theater. It was a pretty mellow way to close out the year. It was actually the opposite of 2012’s stats, where I watched any and every thing that I could.

Stay tuned to the blog and podcast for a rundown of not only my year in movies but also Mike and Tiny’s year. For now, here’s my rundown of the highs and lows of December 2013. Continue reading

“Admission” Review – Genre Confusion and Empty Ethics Plague Tina Fey Movie

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Apparently, nepotism is just fine so long as Tina Fey perpetuates it to the detriment of an institution that would give filming permission to a movie in which it’s basically the antagonist. Continue reading

Double Feature: Mean Girls (2004) & Easy A (2010)

One day last month I had an impromptu double feature with Mean Girls and Easy A. It’s not a stretch to figure out why these two go well together. They’re both comedies about female protagonists dissecting and disrupting the hierarchy of high school life. They’re a natural fit. Which one is better, though?  Read on to find out.

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