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Dispatch: Sundance Film Festival Offers Warm Comedies, Moving Documentaries and More, Each Entertaining In Their Own Way

At the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, many of the movies feel like experiences one can’t have anywhere else. From a documentary featuring a legendary Saturday Night Live friendship to a […]

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Film, Film & TV, Interview

Interview: Spouses and Creative Collaborators Dave Franco and Alison Brie on Somebody I Used to Know, Coming-of-Age Films and the Freedom in Streaking

I have a long history with Dave Franco that goes back to a time when I was invited to visit the New Orleans set of 21 Jump Street. The invite […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Somebody I Used to Know Channels Classic Rom-Coms for an Art House Crowd

Co-written by spouses and frequent collaborators Dave Franco and Alison Brie (and directed by Franco), Somebody I Used to Know is essentially an art-house adaptation of My Best Friend’s Wedding, […]

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Review: Jamie Foxx Vampire Saga Day Shift Features Solid Action Worthy of a Big Screen

My entry point, not just into horror films but movies in general, was vampires, specifically Dracula movies. So I’m always a bit more interested in a scary movie when vampires […]

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Interview: The Rental‘s Sheila Vand on Working with Dave Franco, the Randomness of Violence and Drive-In Movie Premieres

The Rental

Actress Sheila Vand is like a secret weapon in every movie she appears in. When the second generation Iranian-American, born in Los Angeles, shows up in a film, your eyes […]

Steve Prokopy /
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Review: The Rental Delivers a Few Creepy Scares from an Oceanfront Getaway

The Rental

Two horror movies arrive to watch this week, and both of them feel as though they’re aiming for something grander than what the final product actually delivers. Both are by […]

Lisa Trifone /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Film Review: James Franco Delivers a Comedic Masterpiece in The Disaster Artist

The question I’ve been asked the most since I caught the “work-in-progress” world premiere of The Disaster Artist at the SXSW Film Festival back in March has been a variation […]

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