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    28 2020 October


    “COME PLAY” ​​Starring Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher, Jr., Winslow Fegley Screenplay by Jacob Chase Based on “Larry” by Jacob Chase Directed by Jacob Chase Produced by Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman Cinematography by...

  • 22 2020 October


    “BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM” ​​Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Dani Popescu Written by Peter Baynham, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jena Friedman, Anthony Hines, Lee Kern, Dan Mazer, Erica Rivinoia, Dan Swimer Story by Sacha Baron Cohen,...

  • 20 2020 October


    “THE WAR WITH GRANDPA” ​Starring Robert De Niro, Oakes Fegley, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Laura Marano, Cheech Marin, Jane Seymour, Christopher Walken Written by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember Based on “The War with...

  • 24 2020 June


    “IRRESISTIBLE” ​​​Starring Steve Carell, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Rose Byrne, Natasha Lyonne, Topher Grace. Will Sasso, C. J. Wilson, Brent Sexton, Alan Aisenberg, Debra Messing, Christian Adam, Will McLaughlin Written by Jon Stewart Directed by...

  • 29 2020 May


    THE VAST OF NIGHT ​By Matt Neufeld The Washington Film Institute May 29, 2020 Starring Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz Written by James Montague and Craig W. Sanger Directed by Andrew Patterson Produced by Adam Dietrick,...

  • 13 2020 March


    “THE HUNT” Starring Betty Gilpin, ​Ike Barinholtz, Emma Roberts, Hilary Swank Written by Nick Cuse and Damon Lindelof Directed by Craig Zobel Produced by Jason Blum and Damon Lindelof Cinematography by Darran Tiernan Edited by...



December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Views [post_view] THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Elijah Wood, Ian Holm, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee and Ken Scott Writers: Fran Walsh,...

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Film Review: LIFE OF PI

November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

LIFE OF PI Director: Ang Lee Writer: David Magee (screenplay); Yann Martel (novel) Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gerard Depardieu, Adil Hussain, Tabu, Ayush Tandon Nobody reading Yann Martel would have imagined that his Booker...

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Film Review: SKYFALL

November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link] “Skyfall,” the 23rd film in the Broccoli-family-produced James Bond series, is an intelligent, entertaining, suspenseful, dramatic and, overall, excellent return to form for the enduring 50-year-old series (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, 2012),...

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Film Review: CLOUD ATLAS

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my not-so-humble opinion—don’t even waste your time going to see the muddled, befuddled, confusing, disjointed, at times embarrassingly bad “Cloud Atlas,” an ambitious, but ultimately unsuccessful and disappointing, $100 million flop from the Wachowski...

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Film Review: LOOPER

October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

People–fans and filmmakers and writers alike–never tire of time-travel stories–and it’s not too difficult to understand this particular area of interest. With seemingly infinite stories to tell and a continually fascinating basic premise at the...

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Film Review: SAVAGES

June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

SAVAGES Director: Oliver StoneWriters: Don Winslow, Shane Salerno, Oliver StoneCast: Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Benicio del Toro Savages, based on Don Winslow’s savvy potboiler on pot-peddling turf wars, revives...

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Film Review: THE DEBT

August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

THE DEBT Director: John Madden This film was produced in 2010, and although seen at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Washington DC Jewish Film Festival, is now to be released August 31, 2011....

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