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“Parkland” Review

“Parkland”  (2013) “Parkland” is a film about the John F. Kennedy assassination on that fateful day in Dallas, Texas.  Instead of exploring the conspiracy theories that films such as Oliver Stone’s 1991 film “JFK” did, [...]

CW69–10/04/2013

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“Don Jon” Review

“Don Jon”  (2013) Don (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), called “Don Jon” because of his ability to sleep with the best looking woman in the club every night, is devoted to his family, his friends and his church.  [...]

CW69–09/27/2013

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“Thanks for Sharing” Review

Thanks for Sharing (2013) Adam (Mark Ruffalo) is a dedicated environmental consultant, Neil (Josh Gad)  is an emergency room doctor, and Mike (Tim Robbins)is a contractor; all come from different backgrounds and seem like they [...]

CW69–09/20/2013

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“Short Term 12″ Review

Short Term 12 (2013) Grace (Brie Larson) works as a supervisor of a foster-care facility for at risk teenagers called Short Term 12. Her boyfriend, Mason (John Gallagher Jr.) also works with her at the home, their relationship while [...]

CW69–09/13/2013

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Billy Bob Thornton Interview and “Jayne Mansfield’s Car” Review

Note: This is a re-post of my interview with Billy Bob Thornton  and  my review of the film that I did from the 2012 Austin Film Festival.  “Jayne Mansfield’s Car” is playing at AMC Barrett [...]

CW69–09/13/2013

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“Adore” Review

“Adore” (2013) When I review films, I try not to give away too much of the plot and really try not to discuss major reveals in the movie, but in order to review this film [...]

CW69–09/06/2013

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“Austenland” Review

“Austenland” (2013) Jane (Keri Russell) is obsessed with the author Jane Austen and the world she described in her books, especially “Pride and Prejudice.” Jane has even gone so far as to decorate her bedroom [...]

CW69–09/06/2013

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“Prince Avalanche” Review

Prince Avalanche (2013) Alvin (Paul Rudd) and Lance (Emile Hirsch) are spending the summer painting lines on a new road in the middle of a state park near Austin, Texas. The story takes place in [...]

CW69–08/30/2013

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” Review

“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”  (2013) Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck) and his pregnant girlfriend, Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara) are on the run from the law. Their luck runs out when they are captured after a shootout [...]

CW69–08/30/2013