Monthly Archives: January 2013

Netflix Gener-a-thon: Emotional movies featuring a strong female lead (Post 4/5)

(Writer’s Notes: Due to lack of variety in this current Gener-a-thon, I have made a few changes to my selection of films for this particular slate. I was originally going to review The Stoning of Soraya M. (Cyrus Nowasteh), but I have already included a … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad Review: Subtle Schlock

Gangster Squad is not a good movie. It regurgitates a plethora of gangster-genre tropes in a paint-by-numbers narrative fluffed out by a derivative script. The characters are paper cut-outs, not complex or well-developed enough to care about, reciting lines of … Continue reading

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Anticipating: January/ February Releases

The first few months of the year are somewhat of a waste-land for new releases. January and February usually bring steady riff-raff of shelved studio offerings and other innocuous junk (the worse of which is surmised in this hilarious article … Continue reading

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