Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Internship – Film Review

  The new, amiable comedy from Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, The Internship, taps in to something many of us fear – unemployment and the difficulties of finding something new. Vaughn and Wilson are two likable salesmen who, by all accounts, are considered really good at their jobs, but the company goes bust.  Wilson gets […]

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The Purge – Film Review

  If we’re to believe the premise of the new horror thriller, The Purge, in the year 2022 the United States is prospering.  The unemployment rate is just 1% and crime virtually non-existent.  In fact, things are going so well that in order to keep this ever-growing prosperity the government mandate an annual 12-hour period […]

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The Kings of Summer – Film Review

  After its Arizona premiere a couple of months ago at the Phoenix Film Festival, not to mention its initial premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the independent film The Kings of Summer received a warm reception, and with good reason; it’s a warm-hearted coming-of-age story that is funny, eccentric, and above all, hugely likable. […]

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Hello Herman – Film Review

  Even though the film is set a little in the future, Hello Herman couldn’t be timelier.  It’s the story of a bullied high-school student who walks into school and kills thirty-nine students, two teachers and a police officer. What makes him commit such a horrendous act is the essence of Hello Herman, the new […]

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Stories We Tell – Film Review

  Stories We Tell is a documentary film from Canada, written and directed by talented actor Sarah Polley, and it’s a genuine, unexpected delight. Polley has done something quite unique.  She’s made a film exploring the relationships within her theatrical family and discovers in the process that she is, in fact, the end result of […]

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New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases: (06/04/13)

 Note: To order any of the following DVDs or Blu-Rays, click on the poster. The twist to Warm Bodies is simple; zombies are curing themselves.  Some are beginning to develop the ability to be human again.  When a small band of red-blooded epidemic survivors leave the confines of their protected city looking for medical supplies […]

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