Thursday Movie Picks: ADAPTATIONS

Happy almost Friday everyone! I'm a bit late to the TMP party but I love this week's topic that I still want to participate. The Thursday Movie Picks blogathon was spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of …

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Guest Review: Collateral Beauty (2016)

Directed By: David Frankel Written By: Allan Loeb Runtime: 94 minutes After reviewing a couple unimpressive comedies last week (Office Christmas Party and Why Him?), I was ready for seeing something a little weightier, so I was excited to get the opportunity to see Collateral Beauty. I was a little nervous it would be overly-sentimental, …

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Guest Review: The Dressmaker (2016)

The Dressmaker tells the story of an outwardly successful middle-aged woman named Tilly (Kate Winslet) who returns home to rural Australia, after having been ostracized from the town as a young girl. Most of the small town, including her own mother (Judy Davis), is not pleased to see her back. Regardless, she makes her entrance …

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FlixChatter Review: John Hillcoat’s TRIPLE 9 (2016)

I’m a big fan of crime action thrillers of the 70s, 80s and 90s, so I was excited to see this new film by Aussie director John Hillcoat. As we all know, the last decade or so the superhero genre has been dominating the box office so crime action thrillers are rarity these days. The …

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Mini Reviews of Steve Jobs + Mr. Holmes + temporary blogging hatus

Hello everyone! You might've noticed I'm not blogging as regularly of late after the flurry of Twin Cities Film Fest. Well, I've been wanting to take a real blogging break and since this is Thanksgiving week, it sounds like the perfect time. I've been wanting to really focus on my script and so I also plan to …

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10 Brilliant Acting Performances Defined by One Look

I LOVE LOVE this idea from Brittani that I came across earlier this week that I had to take part. "Sometimes a simple look an actor gives is nothing short of brilliant," I totally agree with her sentiment. Sometimes the quietest, most subtle look or gesture has the power to generate the most emotional response, no …

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FlixChatter Double Review: DIVERGENT

I thought I'd post a double reviews as we have different perspectives coming into the film. Ashley has read the book by Veronica Roth, but I haven't. Did we end up with the same or very different conclusions? Read on. Ruth's Review Set in a post-apocalyptic Chicago, society has been divided into five factions based …

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