Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

Movie Preview: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Pretty moving, and not at all what I expected from a new screen version of James Thurber’s most famous story. Does “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” a humorous tale of a guy with a rich fantasy life (adventure, etc.) … Continue reading

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“Artemis Fowl” headed to the big screen

Disney and its longs-estranged former partners, The Weinsteins, will bring the popular children’s book series “Artemis Fowl” to the screen, according to a report in THR. The eight sci-fi books by Eoin Colfer, about a teenage criminal mastermind, were a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Smurfs 2”

Get yourself into a Smurfy frame of mind, hum a few notes of “The Smurf Song” and try to remember your cartoon watching primary school years. Cross your fingers that actors Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays and Brendan … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Canyons”

Both sides of the Lindsay Lohan divide can draw comfort from “The Canyons,” Paul Schrader’s lurid film of the Bret Easton Ellis script about “what a small town” LA is for the young and beautiful around the fringes of the … Continue reading

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