A Star is Born – Review
Oct03

A Star is Born – Review

Do we really need a fourth version of A Star Is Born? Film Critic Dennis Willis considers that relevant question while also trying to make sense of just how good it is in his latest review below. From Bradley Cooper’s stunning directorial debut to his complete onscreen transformation, this oft-told melodrama might very well be the best version to date in his opinion – and is certainly the best in half a century. Oh, and did we...

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SPRING BREAKERS (Review)
Mar15

SPRING BREAKERS (Review)

SPRING BREAKERS (3/15/13; Satire, Comedy, Drama) James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine SCR/DIR: Harmony Korine MPAA: R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use, and violence throughout 1 hour 33 mins (A24, Annapurna Pictures) The most fascinating thing about Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers is how people react to it. Audiences and critics find themselves equally seduced and...

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Side Effects (Review)
Feb07

Side Effects (Review)

SIDE EFFECTS (2/08/13; Thriller) Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum, Vinessa Shaw SCR: Scott Z. Burns DIR: Steven Soderbergh MPAA: R for sexuality, nudity, violence and language. 1 hour 46 mins Open Road Films “Emily and Martin are a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily’s psychiatrist – intended to treat anxiety – has unexpected side...

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