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Movie Review Home Again

Home Again is a vacuous and inane movie that is otherwise an inoffensive and forgettable romantic comedy about characters who have no problems. It’s the kind of vacuousness that you would think even Hollywood would be tired of by now … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Review The Pick Up Artist

The Pick Up Artist is a bizarrely bad movie of the kind only James Toback seems capable of. This mess of a romantic comedy and a gangster movie attempts to be both conventional and unconventional. Toback’s thing has always been … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Review Enter the Dragon

This week’s classic on the Everyone’s a Critic Movie Review Podcast is Enter the Dragon, the final film in the all too short career of the legendary Bruce Lee. I have had little exposure to kung fu movies in my … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing Turns 30

“It’s nothing, Marjorie, go back to sleep.” As I watched Dirty Dancing for the first time in several years, this seemingly throwaway line from Jerry Orbach to Kelly Bishop, as the parents of Jennifer Grey’s Frances “Baby” Houseman, struck me. … Continue reading

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The Big Easy Turns 30

This week in 1987 The Big Easy starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin and directed by Jim McBride was released nationwide following a brief run on the awards circuit in late 1986. The film tells the story of a corrupt … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a very divisive film. Not because it has any challenging themes but rather because it is both a laugh riot and quite a bad movie. At once, The Hitman’s Bodyguard is very, quite intentionally, funny and … Continue reading

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Spoiler Review: Life

This review of “Life” starring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal contains spoilers from beginning to end. If you would like to remain unspoiled then I suggest putting this review aside immediately and seeing the movie before you come back. “Life” … Continue reading

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I Hate Critics 30 Year Movies for January 1986

January 10th Black Moon Rising starring Tommy Lee Jones and Linda Hamilton Available for free on Youtube  Black Moon Rising is not well remembered today. This bizarre action movie involving an experimental car and a government conspiracy and corporate espionage … Continue reading

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On Changing Our Celebrity Culture with Documentaries

I don’t know what to make of our celebrity culture anymore. Having recently seen the documentaries, Amy, Listen to Me Marlon and Soaked in Bleach, I can’t help but border on the idea that there is a real life conspiracy … Continue reading

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Munich Sean’s Old Reviews 2005

In honor of the release of Steven Speilberg’s Bridge of Spies I am publishing a few of my old Steven Speilberg reviews including this 2005 review of Munich starring Eric Bana. Despite my liberal politcial tendencies, I have always held … Continue reading

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