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The Good Dinosaur - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)


The Good Dinosaur doesn’t seem like a movie which should have been a theatrical release, but rather a Disney channel, or ABC, special.

Characters & Story (with Commentary) 483 mots de plus


Matt Damon Weekend - Promised Land (2012)

Director: Gus Van Sant

Writer: John Krasinski, Matt Damon (Screenplay) Dave Eggers (Story)

Starring: Matt Damon, Hal Holbrook, Frances McDormand, Titus Welliver, John Krasinski, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lucas Black, Scoot McNairy… 596 mots de plus


Wooster Group Founder Elizabeth LeCompte Scores Big-Money Gish Prize

Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the Wooster Group, the pioneering experimental theater troupe, has won the 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which comes with a cash prize of some $300,000. 258 mots de plus


Raising Arizona (1987) ★★★

After their deliciously dark and sinister debut ‘Blood Simple’ (1984) marked a tone they would continue to return to throughout their careers, the Coen Brothers’ second film, ‘Raising Arizona’, set in line another genre they have also returned to on many occasions – that of the mediocre absurd comedy. 457 mots de plus


Raising Arizona (1987)

My first memory of this movie is of Holly Hunter’s lip curling when she yells, « We got a child now, everythang’s chaanngged! » as she berates Nicolas Cage in the car after a spectacular police chase. 1 313 mots de plus


What a Fiasco - Burn After Reading (2008)

Writer’s note: In an effort to make some extra money, I’ve been putting in 65 hour work weeks for the entire month of August.  As you can imagine, it has not left a whole lot of excess time for movies or writing reviews, so please accept my apologies for dropping off the internet without a warning.   573 mots de plus


Primal Fear (1996)

Despite its truly terrible title, Primal Fear is yet another ho-hum courtroom drama in which Richard Gere plays a defence attorney who used to be a prosecutor (*sigh*) who is defending altar boy Edward Norton, accused of brutally murdering an archbishop. 166 mots de plus