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Monthly Archives: "December 2013"

Admssion-DVD

Dec 31, 2013Comments off

I am a fan of Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.  The movie received at best mediocre reviews but I decided to watch the DVD anyway.

Philomena

Dec 26, 2013Comments off

This movie is a true story based on the book by Steve Sixsmith (” The Lost Child of Philomena Lee”) Philomena Lee (Judi Dench) is

The Wolf of Wall Street

Dec 26, 2013Comments off

Based on Jordan Belfort’s memoir, this film is essentially a true story.  Written  by Terence Winter and directed by Martin  Scorsese this is an ambitious

American Hustle

Dec 24, 2013Comments off

Directed by and co-written by David O. Russell ( The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook) this film is a MUST SEE!  It is in my

Frances Ha

Dec 24, 2013Comments off

Frances (Greta Gerwig) is in her late 20’s but  floundering around.  She is trying to make it in the NYC dance scene but without much

Inside LLewyn Davis

Dec 18, 2013Comments off

Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is trying to make it in the NYC folk scene in 1961.  He has considerable talent but not quite enough. Llewyn

Nebraska

Dec 18, 2013Comments off

Shot in black and white by cinematographer (Phedon Papamichael) this film is at times stark and bleak, although with plenty of comic relief. (Screenplay-Rob Nelson)

12 Years A Slave

Dec 08, 2013Comments off

This film will make you squirm in your seat. I nearly walked out about 5 times.Based on a true story, the movie is a head-on-collision

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Dec 06, 2013Comments off

If your “appetite” was whetted by the previews, the movie is finally here!  I am  pleased to report that the film is a worthy sequel