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    The Bucket List (2007) – Movie Review

    Saturday, January 12th, 2008

    It’s Never Too Late to Have a Mid-Life Crisis [xrr rating=3.5/5] The Bucket List. Starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, Alfonso Freeman, Rowena King, Anton Berry, Jr., Verda Bridges, Destiny Brownridge, Brian Copeland, Ian Anothony Dale, Jennifer Defrancisco, Angela Gardner  and Noel Gugliemi. Music by Marc Shaiman. Cinematography by John […]

    Ace in the Hole (1951) – Movie Review

    Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

                 Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling in the lobby card from Billy Wilder’s lost 1951 masterpiece, “Ace in the Hole”   Wilder Than Reality Television [xrr rating=5/5] Ace in the Hole. Starring Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Bob Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Lewis Martin, John Berkes, Frances […]

    A Prairie Home Companion (2006) – Movie Review

    Friday, June 16th, 2006

      It’s Sucking My Will to Live!!! [xrr rating=1/5] A Prairie Home Companion. Starring Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, and Lily Tomlin. Screenplay by Garrison Keillor, based on a story by Garrison Keillor and Ken LaZebnik. Directed by Robert Altman. […]

    Art School Confidential (2006) – Movie Review

    Friday, May 5th, 2006

      Speaking Truth to Poseurs [xrr rating=3.5/5] Art School Confidential. Starring Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Matt Keeslar, Jim Broadbent, Joel David Moore, and Anjelica Huston. Screenplay by Daniel Clowes. Directed by Terry Zwigoff. (United Artists/Sony Pictures Classics, 2006, Color, 102 min. MPAA Rating: R). What does a true artist live for, deep in his […]

    Thank You for Smoking (2005) – Movie Review

    Friday, April 14th, 2006

      Reitman Lights Up the Screen [xrr rating=4/5] Thank You for Smoking. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, William H. Macy, David Koechner, J.K. Simmons, Rob Lowe, Katie Holmes, Sam Elliott, and Robert Duvall. Screenplay by Jason Reitman. Based on the novel by Christopher Buckley. Directed by Jason Reitman. (Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2005, Color, 92 […]

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