FlixChatter Review: Café Society (2016)

Café Society is director Woody Allen’s latest film about old Hollywood – or sort of. Set during its golden age (30s, 40s), its main protagonist is Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg), a naïve young New Yorker looking to make his way by moving to Hollywood to work under his uncle Phil (Steve Carell in a wooden …

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FlixChatter’s 2014 Golden Globes Coverage: Predictions, Winners & Event Highlights

The glitz and glamor of Award Season kicks off tonight with the 71st Golden Globes Awards... just four days shy of the Oscar nominations. Boy,  I didn't realize how close the GG telecast is to Oscar noms, but hey I guess Awards chatter is already going full throttle anyway. Despite the traditional cheers and jeers …

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Musings on actors-turned-directors… who are your favorites?

Seems like every other week there's news that another actor is trying their hand at directing. Just this past month alone, I read that James Franco is supposedly directing a Lindsay Lohan biopic (??) and Philip Seymour Hoffman seems ready to be back in the director's chair (after Jack Goes Boating) with a Depression-era ghost story …

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The FCM Blog-a-thon — What movie(s) will become a Future Classic?

What a brilliant idea! My pal Paula, who's a confirmed TCM addict, have often wondered what movies from the 21st century would stand the test of time, like Casablanca, Gone With The Wind or Out of the Past. Instead of just mulling those over on her own, she decides to get all of us movie bloggers to join in on the …

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Five for the Fifth: April 2012 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the April 2012 edition of Five of the Fifth! It's a bit early this year because tomorrow we've got a very special tribute post planned 😉 As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share …

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Weekend Roundup: ‘Midnight in Paris’ review

Happy Monday, everybody! It's actually a Columbus Day holiday here, but no, I didn't get a day off 😦 Hope you had a wonderful weekend, wherever you are. Well, mine was quite lovely. I took a much-needed blogging/computer break on Saturday to spend the entire day outdoors starting with a jog around the beautiful Lake …

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Labor Day Weekend Roundup: Kick-Ass, Expendables, Purple Rose of Cairo

Happy Wednesday, folks! Hope your weekend was a good one. Well, mine was hectic to say the least, part of the weekend I was working on my fantasy movie pitch, speaking of which, have you read it yet? Well, Clooney is box office king this weekend with The American. I didn't see it though, I …

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Flix Poster of the Week: You Will Meet a Tall, Dark, Stranger

Another year, another Woody Allen's ensemble-cast movie. I'm not one to rush to see his movies, in fact, I can count with one hand how many of his films I have seen. But these posters of his upcoming rom-com just spell lovely. I love, love these! The illustrated silhouettes are so simple yet sooo romantic, …

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