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The Great Gatsby

You want to sit on the sideline and watch or do you want to play ball? It’s adaptation time and it’s a classic.  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s scholastically obligatory opus, The Great Gatsby (1925), is brought to the initially silver screen by Baz … Continue reading

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Django Unchained

That said, I do feel guilty. The biggest problem with Django Unchained (2012) wasn’t on the screen, but giggling to my right whenever she saw someone was in horrible pain.  The hallmark of writer/director Quentin Tarantino is his fan club.  Say what you like … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

I regret to inform you that for the past week, Frank has been teaching Mrs. Glasser’s French class. There aren’t that many movies out there about con men.  The granddaddy of them all has got to be The Sting (1973).  There’s … Continue reading

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Friends With Benefits

Umm…we need to talk… I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I do not mind it when a story is told and retold. That’s why the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew lasted for years. Not because I liked … Continue reading

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J. Edgar

Information is power. The biopic of anybody of any importance will run the danger of controversy.  Those that aren’t controversial probably don’t deserve the label of biography.  What man or woman has shaped the course of history with conflicts that … Continue reading

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