Daily Archives: June 11, 2013

Next screening: “Girl Most Likely”

The elusive Kristen Wiig plays a woman whose psychiatric “episode” has forced her to go live with her mother (Annette Bening) and mom’s creepy beau (Matt Dillon). Darren Criss also stars. I call Wiig “elusive” because I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story”

Few artists are as far removed in persona from the art that made them famous as Tomi Ungerer, The French-born illustrator and writer came to fame in the ’50s and ’60s with award winning children’s picture books — “The Three … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: It’s Gary Oldman vs. Harry Ford in “Paranoia”

And Liam Hemsworth and Amber Heard are trapped in the middle of this industrial espionage thriller about two tech titans fighting to the death. A fall movie.

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Universal wants a “Purge” sequel

A $34 million opening weekend against a $3 million production cost? OF course they do.

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“Internship” fallout? Warners drops “Dumb & Dumber” sequel

There’s an old saying in the biz, ageist, yes, but held to be a great truth about movies. “Old guys can’t do comedy.” Garry Marshall spent his last decades as a director proving it. And it has come true for … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Bling Ring”

It must be tough, being “average” and “middle class” and living within sniffing distance of L.A.’s rich and beautiful people. The designer clothes, the pricey homes, flashy cars and flashier jewelry must seem just within reach, especially to the young … Continue reading

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