Posts Tagged ‘romance’
 

 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Star-Crossed”

  STAR-CROSSED:  Monday 8PM on CW – Change the Channel If aliens are in high school, we must be on CW.  The network’s midseason entry STAR-CROSSED plays as a clip reel of CW’s greatest hits, from the su...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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.” ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Crazy Stupid Love”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Lucky One”



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Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “The Fault In Our Stars”

  THE FAULT IN OUR STARS:  Worth A Ticket – John Green’s Beloved Book Is Well Treated By the Screen It’s almost impossible to describe the plot of John Green’s YA novel THE FAULT IN OUR STARS witho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Vampire Diaries”

Season-4-Promotional-Image-the-vampire-diaries-tv-show-32007005-500-338.png THE VAMPIRE DIARIES:  Thursday 8PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  Witnessing heroine Elena (Nina Dobrev) die and then un-die, a presumptive vampire-to-be. To ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Sarah Polley’s “Take This Waltz”

> In just her second feature film as a director (her first was 2006’s Oscar-nominated Away From Her), Sarah Polley demonstrates that she’s already a filmmaker with rare grace and sensuality in TAKE THIS WALTZ, which...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Glee”

  GLEE:  Thursday 9PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  Post-graduation, post-national title, watching a lot of regulars on their way out of high school:  Rachel off to NY and NYADA, Kurt to neither, Finn to the Army, Puck to LA, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Bones”

  BONES:  Monday 8PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  Watching Brennan drive away, baby Christine in tow.  Temperance (Emily Deschanel) had been framed by cyberpath Christopher Pelant (Andrew Leeds) for the murder of an old frien...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Five-Year Engagement”



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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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

LIMITED RELEASE: “The Double Hour,” “Incendies” & “Cave of Forgotten Dreams”

> Plot spoilers are even more problematic when it comes to limited releases, because by definition they’re only being seen by a few people in certain selected locations, and–if they’re good–will ideally ...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Lola Versus”

LOLA VERSUS:  Watch It At Home – An Unmemorable Woman   LOLA VERSUS‘ ambition is pretty clear:  it wants to be the 2012 version of Paul Mazursky’s 1978 comedy-drama AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, which is to say c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Beauty & the Beast”

  It helps, when watching CW’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, not to think too much about “Beauty and the Beast”.  Not the 1987 TV show, and certainly not the movies and other adaptations of the story.  Jay Ry...
by Mitch Salem