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  • SWIM TEAM
    25 2017 July

    SWIM TEAM

    SWIM TEAM Production grants from New York Women in Film and the Independent Filmmaker’s Project Theatrical release funding by Easterseals and the Aetna Foundation Director Lara Stolman Producer Shanna Belott I loved this film.  Swim...

  • VALERIAN
    20 2017 July

    VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS/DUNKIRK/WISH UPON/THE BEGUILED

    VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS / DUNKIRK / WISH UPON / THE BEGUILED After a hot streak of excellent films of all types—not just big-budget tent-pole blockbuster-sized wildly-hyped studio releases, but some...

  • APES WAR
    18 2017 July

    WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

    WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Starring Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Devyn Dalton, Michael Adamthwaite, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Woody Harrelson Directed by Matt Reeves Written by Mark Bomback and...

  • 10 2017 July

    SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

    SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Starring Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Zendaya, Tony Revolori, Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr., Jon Favreau, Donald Glover Directed by Jon Watts Screenplay by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon...

  • WHAT LIES UPSTREAM
    24 2017 June

    AFI DOCS: WHAT LIES UPSTREAM

    AFI Docs: WHAT LIES UPSTREAM Director: Cullen Hoback 89 minutes, English 2017 This documentary film, What Lies Upstream, would justify the tag “ripped from the headlines.”  The day I saw the film, national and international...

  • 23 2017 June

    AFI DOCS: ATOMIC HOMEFRONT

    AFI Docs: ATOMIC HOMEFRONT Director: Rebecca Cammisa 96 minutes, English 2017 The homeowners are active and frightened; the officials are missing, slow, unprepared or indifferent.  Mothers check the direction of the wind in order to...

LAS VEGAS

Film Review: LAS VEGAS

October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views LAS VEGAS Starring Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline, Morgan Freeman, and Mary SteenburgenProduced by Laurence Mark, Nathan Kahane, Amy Baer, Matt LeonettiWritten by Dan FogelmanDirected by Jon Turteltaub Unless some investments...

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Escape_Plan

Film Review: ESCAPE PLAN

October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views ESCAPE PLAN Starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Faran Tahir, Amy Ryan, Sam Neill, Vincent D’Onofrio, Vinnie Jones, Curtis “50 Cent” JacksonScreenplay by Miles Jackson and Jason KellerDirected by Mikael Hafstrom...

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Captain-Phillips

Film Review: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Chernus, Corey Johnson, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, David Warshofsky, Catherine KeenerDirected by Paul GreengrassProduced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De LucaScreenplay...

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PRISONERS

Film Review: PRISONERS

September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

PRISONERSDirector: Denis VilleneuveWriter: Aaron GuzikowskiStars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano I had spent the day watching the news about the shooting rampage at the Washington Naval Yard that is within walking distance of my...

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JASMINE

Film Review: BLUE JASMINE

August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Views BLUE JASMINE Director: Woody AllenWriter: Woody AllenCast: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard, Andrew Dice Clay, Michael Stuhlbarg, CK Louis “What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In...

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Bling Ring

Film Review: THE BLING RING

June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE BLING RINGDirector: Sofia CoppolaWriters: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo SalesStars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson The hardest time to interpret is the time you are living in.   But for Sophia Coppola using real events...

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THIS IS THE END

Film Review: THIS IS THE END

June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

THIS IS THE END Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth RogenWriters: Seth Rogen (screenplay), Evan Goldberg (screenplay)Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen We don’t want to see This Is The End for the loosely-cobbled, self-congratulatory vanity...

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42Fi

Film Review: 42

April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views 42 Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Andre Holland, Christopher Meloni, Hamish LinklaterDirected and written by Brian HelgelandProduced by Thomas TullDirector of photography, Don BurgessProduction designer, Richard HooverCostume designer, Caroline HarrisMusic,...

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OzFI

Film Review: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

 [email_link] / Views OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFULStarring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff and Joey KingProduction Designer, Robert StrombergVisual Effects, Scott StokdykCinematographer, Peter DemingMusic by Danny ElfmanProduced by Joe Roth,...

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GOOD DAY

Film Review: A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD

February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

[email_link] / Views /  A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARDDirected by John MooreProduced by Alex Young, Wyck Godfrey, Jason Keller and Skip WoodsWritten by Skip Woods and Jason KellerStarring Bruce Willis, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jai...

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