Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Eddie Murphy Faces Off with a Rogue Elf in Laughless Family Holiday Comedy Candy Cane Lane

The latest collaboration between Eddie Murphy and director Reginald Hudlin (after 1992’s Boomerang) is one of those holiday “comedies” that depends on everyone involved being stupid, a liar, and so […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: A Modern Western, Cowboys Puts Family Dynamics to the Test

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Set in small-town Montana, Cowboys, the latest from writer/director Anna Kerrigan (Five Days Gone), concerns a family in crisis largely because its patriarch, Troy (Steve Zahn), is a good man […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Kinder and More Mature, Bill & Ted Face the Music Is a Fittingly Funny Sendoff

Bill and Ted Face the Music

Lest you’ve forgotten, the Bill & Ted movies—1989’s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and 1991’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey—were never exactly exercises in deep thought. I’m actually not big […]

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The Bright Side: TONIGHT, Jackbox Games Raises Money for COVID Relief with Celebrity Jackbox Games Stream

While you certainly can’t count on the government to help first responders, essential workers and charities trying to help the people most affected by the pandemic, one great thing we’re […]

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Film, Film & TV, Interview

Interview: Brittany Runs a Marathon Star and Filmmaker on Transformation, Storytelling and the Anti-Sidekick

Brittany Runs a Marathon

One of the most talked about movies out of the Sundance Film Festival this year was the self-improvement, body-positive comedy Brittany Runs a Marathon, featuring the very funny Jillian Bell […]

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Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon Focuses on One Woman’s Journey to the Finish Line

Brittany Runs a Marathon

I just got home from a run.  There’s a sentence I never thought I’d write. But it’s true. After my jog today, I’ve completed week four of Couch to 5k, […]

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Review: A Confederate Comedy of Errors in Sword of Trust

Sword of Trust

For more than a decade, filmmaker Lynn Shelton has been making relationship-driven dramedies with some of the independent film scene’s most talented actors from Mark Duplass to Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen […]

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