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Very long day’s journey into Osage County

NOPE – What do you get when you take the self-indulgent demons of Eugene O’Neill, the prosaic Southern charm of Horton Foote, a half a dozen Oscar winners, and a carton of Marlboro Lights and throw them into a blender? August: Osage County. Adapted from her celebrated play, Tracy Letts’ film version is over-written, over-directed, over-edited, … Continue reading

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Scorsese Pays Tribute with Hugo; Iron Lady Not So Much; A Better Life an Average Movie

YEP – Is Martin Scorsese’s Hugo worthy of 11 Oscar nominations? Probably not. But it’s still an above average slice of entertainment; and, for better or for worse, a film that needs to be seen on the big screen. In fact, the bigger the better. The story is simple. An orphan boy works secretly in … Continue reading