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Movie Review: The Counterfeiters

Just like Rene Zellweger tells Tom Cruise that he “had her at hello” in Jerry Maguire, the Counterfeiters had me at Nazi and Concentration Camp when I read the synopsis.  I’ve always been fascinated by the European part of World War II, especially the Holocaust. 

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The Pros and Cons of Chick Flicks

After spending most of my weekend watching “chick flicks’, I began to think about the pros and cons of the genre as a whole. Now I love a good girly movie, as they usually involve good looking men, some of my favorite female actresses and a fairy tale ending so what’s not to love. However […]

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You’re Killing Me, Smalls!

If you are like me, then you recognize the title of this article from The Sandlot and if not, you just think I’m an idiot. A friend pointed out that I use quite a bit of “movie speak” in everyday conversations, mostly because she had no idea why I felt the need to say “Alright, alright, […]

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Movie Review: Made of Honor

Writing movie reviews has made me realize that almost every movie I see is in some way a chick flick.  Sure there are the outliers like There Will Be Blood or Michael Clayton that I really enjoy, but by and large, it’s a pretty safe bet that I’m going to blog about something girly.  And […]

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Just Call Me John Hughes

 I want to make a movie. Better yet I want to make an 1980’s movie. Why? Mostly because the majority of today’s movies are bad remakes of classic 80’s cheese. Now I’m sure most 80’s movies were probably remakes of other inherently bad movies, but I didn’t see those so they don’t count. Now making […]