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  • Movie Review: ‘That Awkward Moment’

    Zac Effron is Jason, a 20-or-so book-cover designer living in New York with his best friend and co-worker Daniel (The Spectacular Now‘s Miles Teller) and other best friend Mikey (Michael B.…

  • Movie Review: ‘Promised Land’

    So far as I’ve seen, the kerfuffle surrounding the funding and production of Promised Land has received more attention than the film itself. So in case you haven’t heard, the film…

  • Movie Review: Moonrise Kingdom

    I originally was going to write that Moonrise Kingdom was, at 94 minutes, among Wes Anderson’s shortest films, but after researching the running times of his previous work, it actually is…

  • Film Review: ‘Hanna’

    Hanna is no ordinary assassin. With piercing blue eyes and an angelic countenance, the teenager looks more suited to be homecoming queen than cold blooded killer. Only that was not her…

  • Review: ‘The American’

    Hit men and assassins are a dime a dozen in Hollywood.  They are primarily used as an incidental plot device. The assassin’s lifestyle is typically portrayed as being glamorous. There are…

  • Review: ‘A Serious Man’

    You know how you feel when everyone is in on the joke but you?  That’s how I felt about A Serious Man, the latest film from the talented Coen brothers (most recently…