Posts Tagged ‘romance’
 

 

“MIDNIGHT IN PARIS” : Ah, Paree!

> Worth A Ticket; A tasty croissant from Woody Allen. Woody Allen interrupts the opening credits of his new comedy MIDNIGHT IN PARIS to insert a montage of lovely Paris locations.  I mention this because after more than 40...
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THE BIJOU @ TIFF: “The Deep Blue Sea”

> If you were going to describe the films of Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives, The Long Day Closes, The House of Mirth) in one word, that word would not be “dynamic.”  Or “kinetic.” ...
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Revenge”

  REVENGE:  Sunday 9PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  Discovering that the long-vanished mother of Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp), who’s really Amanda Clarke (don’t get us started), is actually alive.  This was among ...
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “One Day”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Army Wives”

  Even though nothing particularly thrilling happened on this seventh season of ARMY WIVES, it was a crucial season for Lifetime’s veteran drama.  The show completed the reboot it had begun in Season 6, and assuming...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Much Ado About Nothing”

One of the most charming things about Joss Whedon’s new film of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, unveiled today at the Toronto Film Festival, is that it’s not out to prove anything. Its actors are garbed in modern dress, and...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Anna Karenina”

  ANNA KARENINA – Watch It At Home – Beautiful But Overconceptualized Version of the Tolstoy Classic Joe Wright was introduced to the world with his film of Pride and Prejudice, and it seems like he’s b...
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RIO: Cartoon Carnival

> Worth A Ticket; Birds Fly High Enough for Kids, and Adults Too. Click For More Reviews: THOR    PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 4    MIDNIGHT IN PARIS Animation has, over the past decade, passed beyond ...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Catch”

  THE CATCH:  Thursday 10PM on ABC THE CATCH may have set a record for the number of times a series can be rebooted by the launch of its 2d season, yet it remains stubbornly lite rather than airy, ShondaLand’s littl...
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ShowbuzzDaily Sundance 2022 Reviews: “Emily the Criminal” & “blood”

  EMILY THE CRIMINAL (no distrib):  John Patton Ford’s feature debut is a lean, gritty, accomplished thriller with a smashing star performance from Aubrey Plaza.  Plaza (who also produced) plays the titular Emily, ...
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THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Hart of Dixie”

  HART OF DIXIE barely survived the hunger games known as network scheduling season this year–it won’t be back until midseason, with an abbreviated (and probably final) set of episodes, and even then only so it...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “The Spectacular Now”

  The screenplay for THE SPECTACULAR NOW, a Dramatic Competition entry at Sundance, was written by the team of Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, who also wrote (500) Days of Summer, but the new film has none of the b...
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THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Gus Van Sant’s “Restless”

> Gus Van Sant has been making movies for 25 years, but Restless–apart from its technical polish–feels like the work of a Sundance newcomer. And one who’s been reading too much Salinger, while meanwhile wearin...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Crazy Stupid Love”

      CRAZY STUPID LOVE – Worth A Ticket:  It All Works     Without further ado:  CRAZY STUPID LOVE is the comedy of the summer.  Also the drama.  There are certainly spectacles out there now prov...
by Mitch Salem