Daily Archives: January 15, 2014

The Razzies — “Grown Ups 2” vs. “After Earth” vs. “Madea” Vs. “Lone Ranger”?

Here are your Golden Raspberry (Razzie) nominations for the calendar year 2013. As I have mentioned elsewhere, it was a banner year for not just good movies, but really bad ones as well. I used to vote in this “contest,” … Continue reading

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Today’s screening: “Tim’s Vermeer”

Ever wanted to know how to paint like a “Dutch Master”? Is there a trick to it, a technology that allows you and allowed, say, Vermeer, to cheat and create an effect? That’s the subject of “Tim’s Vermeer,” an inventor’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Nut Job”

If you’re going to make cartoons about critters, the late  Chuck “Looney Toons” Jones used to preach, build them around the animal’s chief concern — survival. Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are always avoiding the shotgun and the stew pot. … Continue reading

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Next Interview: Questions for Aaron Eckhart?

He got his start in the films of his pal Neil LaBute, has had better than a decade of stardom, but still hasn’t had that marquee hit that would ensure his bankability as a movie star. Aaron Eckhart was Harvey … Continue reading

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