FlixChatter Review – ROCKETMAN (2019)

Directed by:Dexter Fletcher Written by: Lee Hall I'm always hesitant to review biopics; it just feels weird to critique a story about someone who actually exists, and it's tricky to talk about the writing, because who am I to say if something seems rushed or melodramatic if it actually happened that way? Fortunately, this movie …

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FlixChatter Review – THE HUSTLE (2019)

Directed by: Chris Addison Written by: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning, Dale Launer, and Jac Schaeffer The Hustle follows two con artists: bold and brash Penny (Rebel Wilson) and cool, calculating, professional Josephine (Anne Hathaway). The two meet when Penny travels to the glamorous French Riviera town where Josephine lives in the hopes of scoring some bigger …

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Guest Post – A remake that’s actually worth seeing: Fahrenheit 451

Around mid 1990s, Mel Gibson pitched a remake of Fahrenheit 451 to Warner Bros. and they agreed to let him shoot it. Gibson had directed two films so far, The Man without a Face and Braveheart, he won an Oscar for the latter. So while in his directing mode he wanted to remake Fahrenheit 451 …

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Are fresh ideas a thing of the past in Hollywood?

  I was checking my email and there it was on the Yahoo main page that Russell Crowe is in talks to do a remake with Paul Haggis. I couldn't help thinking, yet another remake? Which is a strange coincidence the fact that my hubby just quipped last night how Hollywood is filled with oodles …

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