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  • Relater of Unusual Stories – ‘As You Wish’
    Relater of Unusual Stories – ‘As You Wish’

    Cary Elwes book tells the tale of making of “The Princess Bride”

    It’s difficult to say just what makes a film transcend mere popularity to become a true pop cultural touchstone. When a variety of factors are combined in just the right amounts at exactly the right time, a movie can become an integral part of an entire generation or even generations.

  • A not-so-bad ‘Very Bad Day’
    A not-so-bad ‘Very Bad Day’

    ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

    The realm of children’s movies has been more or less dominated by animation in recent years. It seems that the current cinematic climate doesn’t have much room for live-action films aimed specifically at the younger set. There are exceptions, of course, but it seems that we see far fewer of those sorts of films these days.

  • Judge not, lest ye be judged
    Judge not, lest ye be judged

    ‘The Judge’ offers both humor and pathos

    Our tendency as moviegoers is to pigeonhole films. We like to be able to easily categorize them – comedy, drama, action, romance … you know the drill. But some films consciously strive to defy easy classification. Sometimes, these movies are more than the sum of their parts. Other times, they are little more than muddled messes.

  • The thrill is gone
    The thrill is gone

    ‘Gone Girl’ one of the best films of the year

    Bringing a massively popular book to the big screen isn’t necessarily an easy task.

  • ’Til death do us part – ‘A Good Marriage’
    ’Til death do us part – ‘A Good Marriage’

    King short story adapted into serial killer thriller

    By any measure, Stephen King is one of the most popular writers is the history of popular fiction. He has sold hundreds of millions of books over the course of his incredibly prolific career.

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