Weekend Roundup + Casting news I’m excited about

Hello everyone! I've been away for most of the weekend and away from my laptop so not much to report here in terms of movie watching. My mother in-law and brother in-law are visiting in town so we've been playing tourist around MN since Friday. I was able to finish my Jurassic World review before they …

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Top 10 inspiring Biopics to see this holiday season… or any time of the year

Christmas is always a special time for me. It's not just another holiday, as there is someone's birth I am celebrating for His gift to humanity. So as we celebrate the birth of our Lord, it'd be most appropriate to focus on the theme of inspiration. The word itself came from the Latin word inspīrāre …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite biopic(s)?

A biographical film, or biopic (/ˈbaɪɵpɪk/; abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people. This week I saw two press screenings (The Butler and Jobs) that are both based on real-life characters. So I thought I'd blog about one of Hollywood's favorite genre [or is …

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Small Roles Big Performances: Don Cheadle in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

... Greetings, all and sundry. Allow me a few moments to entertain and possibly elucidate in an arena that all actors and actresses dream of. To be given a secondary role in a film with a strong lead, a better than decent story and a budget and director worthy of telling a story well. In …

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