Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

Movie Review: Sexual pre-req’s for college make up this “To Do List”

So many “lose my virginity over the summer” comedies, from “American Pie” to “Superbad,” “Can’t Hardly Wait” to “Girl Next Door.” But aside from the hilarious “Twilight Saga,” how many have told that torrid tale from the girl’s point of … Continue reading

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The “Veronica Mars” Kickstarter movie preview

I like the idea of this Kickstarter project — fan funding of a feature film based on their favorite TV show. It’s a bold experiment in fan-driven filmmaking, supposedly taking the guesswork out of market research and certainly taking Hollywood … Continue reading

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Spike Lee goes Kickstarter for a low budget project

It’s about “blood addiction,” Spike Lee says of his next film. And he’s trying to crowd fund it to the tune of $1.25 million through Kickstarter. Spike has had more career obituaries written about him than most any Hollywood director. … Continue reading

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Aniston and Wilson, Shepard and now Richard Lewis in “Squirrels to the Nuts”

Wes Anderson, a filmmaker with barely a hit on his quirky/distinctive resume, is doing for Peter Bogdanovich what Peter B. was never able to do for Orson Welles back when PB was a hot Hollywood filmmaker. Anderson is producing and … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor”

You’d have to go back to “American Gangster” or “Body of Lies” to find a contemporary Ridley Scott crime picture that has the feel of this one. But you’d probably need to work your way back to “Someone to Watch … Continue reading

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“To Do List” is a screen comedy that lets the ladies reach profanity parity

Screen comedy has taken a decided turn towards the blue in recent years, driven by such runaway raunchy hits as “The Hangover” and “Tropic Thunder.” You can trace the trend back to “Wedding Crashers” or even “There’s Something About Mary”, … Continue reading

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“To Do List” is a comedy that achieves profanity parity for the ladies

Screen comedy has taken a decided turn towards the blue in recent years, driven by such runaway raunchy hits as “The Hangover” and “Tropic Thunder.” You can trace the trend back to “Wedding Crashers” or even “There’s Something About Mary”, … Continue reading

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