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The Dog Wedding: Or How Learned To Stop Critiquing And Smile Through The Movie

Everybody loves dogs. Or so assumes the premise of ‘Dog Wedding,’ a good-natured romantic comedy about a relationship that sparks when two owners go about marrying their dogs. If you’re a fan of camp and easy watching, this dog romance might be for you. The story may not be something ... Full story

Borgman Review. Where The Divide Lies

Over black, Borgman begins with a quote, “and they descended upon the earth to strengthen their ranks.” Prompting us to question, who is this “they,” and what do “they” want? No time to answer, we are thrown into the hunt, ... Full story

A film review: Douglas Tirola’s Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

In the 1970s, The National Lampoon was America’s hippest, most outrageous magazine. It was the publication of choice for the counterculture, the intelligentsia, and so many “well-to-do nobodys,” as Marshall McLuhan put it.Douglas Tirola’s Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story ... Full story

The New Girlfriend

The Psycho sexuality behind transvestitism has been haunting films since jaye Davison's surprise turn in "The Crying Game" and would seem to be played out; yet Francois Ozun has found a novel way to address it in his genre bending "The ... Full story

Paulette by Jerome Enrico

Jerome Enrico's comedy Paulette", set in the rough Banlieues (projects) around Paris stars Iconic Nouvelle Vague actress Berndadette Lafont, who sadly passed away a year after "Paulette" became a French Box office success.  She debuted in Chabrol's "Le Beau Serge" ... Full story

Coming Home

Middle age Teacher Feng Wanyu or Yu (Li Gong) and daughter Dan Dan, (Huiwen Zhang), a rising star at the Ballet Academy, are advised by party officials that Yu's husband Lu Yanshi (or Lu) a "Rightist" enemy of the state, ... Full story


Screenwriter Kurt Sutter's screenplay, a remake of the classic "The Champ" (Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper) can't help itself. Every fight film since "The Champ" uses the same arc: a counted out fighter fights his way back to titleholder and ... Full story

The Man In the Shadows

Joshua Fraiman's “The Man In the Shadows “was one of the more interesting films at Dances With Films, 2014. Sleep Paralysis is a worldwide phenomenon, afflicting many people. The Internet is filled with reports; currently there is even a link ... Full story

"Jimmy's Hall" Review

Ken Loach's latest film "Jimmy's Hall", was adapted By Paul Laverty from the paly by actor/ writer Donal O'Kelly (who plays on one of the three Roscommon IRA activists in the film). While nowhere as upbeat as the comic, very accessible ... Full story


Matthew Heineman ("Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare", "Our Time ") decided to shoot the Violence wrecked by the Mexican drug cartels from the ground, the way it was experienced by civilians swept into its remorseless machinery.To do ... Full story

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