Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Rob Reiner Sits Down with Friend and Comedian Albert Brooks in Defending My Life, a Spot-On Biographical Documentary

Directed by Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally, This is Spinal Tap, The Princess Bride), Albert Brooks: Defending My Life is quite simply the best kind of celebrity biographical documentary […]

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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 […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Aiming for a Timely Satire, Comet Comedy Don’t Look Up Misses the Mark

Don't Look Up

Writer/director Adam McKay is a lot of things, but subtle isn’t one of them. Most of the time, he’s found ways to turn that to his advantage, with broader comedies […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: The Hidden World Another Impressive Installment in the Dragon Franchise

How To Train Your Dragon

Despite the fact that they take four years or more to make, the How To Train Your Dragon movies are some of the most consistent, visually impressive and outright engaging […]

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Interview: The Young Cast of Mid90s On Getting the Part, Skating and Loopy Nights on Set

Mid90s Cast

This month, actor Jonah Hill (Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad) has unleashed an honest, raggedy look at skate culture circa the 1990s with his writing/directing debut, Mid90s. Although […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Jonah Hill Revisits Adolescence, Skate Culture in Nostalgic, Authentic Mid90s

Mid90s

When you’re a kid, becoming a part of something is often the most important thing in your life, especially when the social constructs that most of us take for granted—family, […]

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Dispatch: Oscar Buzz Abounds at Toronto International Film Festival

If Beale Street Could Talk

In my first dispatch from Toronto International Film Festival, a selection of six films offered a diverse taste of the hundreds of films screened at the 2018 edition (which officially […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Joaquin Phoenix Carries a Moving, if Stilted, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

When Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, the latest from Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, To Die For, Milk) defies expectations, it’s a glorious thing. But when […]

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