Review: Tut

23 July, 2015
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When I watch a series like this, I’m always willing to suspend my disbelief a bit. For instance, I’m totally OK with the fact that the Spike TV miniseries Tut wasn’t subtitled in ancient Coptic. Seriously, that was fine. “Fine” could also …

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Review: Gone Girl

18 January, 2015
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Having never 1) read the book or a review, or 2) seen a single trailer, I went into Gone Girl knowing absolutely nothing. Good thing, too. That is the best way to approach it, because truthfully, the plot twist is revealed …

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Review: The Interview

28 December, 2014
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I’ll get straight to the point. In the annals of doing everything that makes horrible movies horrible, this one could possibly stand alone in its horribleness. And I’ve seen Ishtar and Battlefield Earth. James Franco is the worst comedic actor in Hollywood …

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Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

3 July, 2014
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Some films are hard work, even if they’re great; you really have to put in overtime to hang onto the story, or care about certain characters, or achieve some manner of closure at the end. The Grand Budapest Hotel isn’t one of those …

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Review: 700 Sundays

22 April, 2014
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Since this traveling one-man show has been on and off Broadway for ten years now, you’d think I’d have heard about it. But I was clueless until a couple of nights ago. While I’m not a lifelong Billy Crystal fan …

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