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Film Review: “Under The Skin”

I loved it. Dazzling, erotic and electrifying. Johansson is fantastic and the mood and music thrilling. It is relatively easy to seduce any man. Men subconsciously understand this and also understand that they are vulnerable against females in this way. … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Director and auteur Wes Anderson, 44, is the Woody Allen of the millennial generation. His oeuvre includes eight features including such memorable and idiosyncratic works as Continue reading

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Film Review: “Nymphomaniac: Vol II”

Brilliant, strange, provocative and unsettling. All the characters are just aspects of von Trier – so is the audience. NYMPHOMANIAC: Vol II takes places at exactly the moment Vol. I leaves off. Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg, in her third von Trier … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Need For Speed”

Director Scott Waugh(“Act of Valor”) is a third- generation stuntman with a long family tradition of working on movies in which the cars themselves become the stars. “Need for Speed”is an action movie based on… Continue reading

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Film Review: “Divergent”

DIVERGENT is a based on the Hindu caste system. Is there anyone in this movie besides Theo James? He’s so sexy he makes Vampires and Tributes look like sissy-girls. According to a National Geographic (NG) article titled, Untouchable (June 2003), … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Nymphomaniac Volume I”

I’m strongly biased. I’m a huge fan of provocative filmmaker Lars von Trier ever since BREAKING THE WAVES (1996). Like the most recent intense verbal war between stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos and director Abdellatif Kechiche the director of … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Non-Stop”

Air travel rules and regulations pushed aside, Leeson is totally committed to the role. If you count Taiwan, there are 196 countries in the world and I have been to over 50 of them (which includes 15 countries in Africa). … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Monuments Men”

A comedy with silly music, long patriotic speeches, ham-fisted acting and the villain is Hitler’s signature. Here is what enraged me immediately about THE MONUMENTS MEN. Art historian Frank Stokes (George Clooney) is showing a photograph of the mock-up of … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Lone Survivor”

Director Peter Berg (“Friday Night Lights”, “The Kingdom”) has made a remarkable film whose title reveals the film’s overall outcome. Continue reading

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Film Review: “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

A boring, editing mess with an absurd jump cut in the action not worthy of a major hoped-for franchise. You will know the sloppy editing when you see it. You will say: “What happened?” One minute Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) … Continue reading

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