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Guardians of the Galaxy lightning in a bottle

YEP YEP – A lot of jobs would be salvaged and careers launched if only Hollywood studio execs and development heads could ever solve the unpredictable and elusive formula for casting chemistry. Could anyone have really predicted that a moderately well-known television actor (Parks and Rec’s Chris Pratt) could lead a gang of misfits consisting of a … Continue reading

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American Hustle breaks a sweat but not much else

NOPE – “People believe what they want to believe.” This is one of the overriding themes of David O. Russell’s heavily anticipated and aggressively marketed, star-studded American Hustle. Ironically, this statement now applies to Russell himself. He must have walked out of the editing room and told himself he was satisfied with the end result. He shouldn’t … Continue reading