Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Crush On You (2011)

Rated NR I thought this was a cute romantic movie but it was too predictable. A Crush on You is about a man who writes down the wrong email to a woman that he likes and starts a relationship with the woman who receives it.  As the film … Continue reading

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Teen Wolf (MTV)

Rated TV-14 This isn’t Michael J. Fox’s Teen Wolf. This is a darker and it definitely has the twilight/vampire diaries feel to it. The make up is better but the acting and scripts need more work. It’s a teen drama and … Continue reading

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Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

Rated PG It’s an unbelievable feat that the director, Yimou Zhang, made in making a film about concubines with a PG rating. Zhang’s astounding story tells the inside workings of a harem. It tells the women’s side of story. The cinematography is … Continue reading

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July 4th Films 2011

 Apollo 13 (1995) Rated PG Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard’s chronicle of this true-life story, which turns a failed journey into … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg

  Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Rated PG After a meeting with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Synopsis by IMDB.  E.T. (1982) … Continue reading

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Elle Fanning

 Babel (2006) Rated R When an American couple vacationing in Morocco fall victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries that demonstrates both the necessity and impossibility of human communication. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu … Continue reading

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Ryan Gosling

 Half Nelson (2006) Rated R Transcending age and race, an improbable friendship between crack-addicted educator Dan Dunne and streetwise middle-schooler Drey may lead them to deliverance — or destruction — in this powerful urban drama. After Drey finds Dunne feeding his … Continue reading

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Love Bites (NBC)

Rated TV-14 Now, I know that there is some bad reviews out there about this show. I say it made me laugh. I do enjoy a couple of the characters-Greg Grunberg and Lindsay Price are the best. Love them. Everyone else … Continue reading

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Flower Drum Song (1961)

Rated NR One thing I will say about this film is the music was great. Not surprising it’s a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical but I didn’t particularly like the story. The Flower Drum Song is one of the lesser known musicals from … Continue reading

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All Good Things (2010)

Rated R Wow, this film surprised me. Ryan Gosling’s performance chilled me and made me a little sad for him. All Good Things is based on the true unsolved murder case of Kathleen Durst in New York. All the actors performances where sensational. … Continue reading

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