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Chris Rock is a very funny man.  He is also an extremely talented actor as he proves in the role he wrote for himself in this, his third time behind the camera too.  Rock plays Andre Allen a comedian who donned an animal suit to play a gun-toting sidekick to an LA cop  as the … Continue reading

Topsy Turvey

In 1884 when ‘Princess Ida’ their latest Operetta for the D’Oyle Carte Company fails to ignite audiences like their previous hits it looks like the celebrated duo Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert’s run of success may be finally over. Sullivan, although newly knighted by Queen Victoria, is depressed and ill decamps to Europe vowing never … Continue reading

Touched by Fire

Writer/director Paul Dalio’s mesmerizing new drama about a young couple of manic depressives who fall in and out of love takes on a whole new sense of meaning when you appreciate that he has had his own similar struggles being bi-polar. This heartbreaking tale is of two good looking poets : Carla has published a … Continue reading


I could really sum up director Lynn Shelton’s latest and her least likable movie in one word : annoying. She squanders her reputation (‘Humpday’ and ‘Your Sister’s Sister) and an excellent cast (including Ellen Page, Alison Janney & Josh Pais) on this embarrassingly unfunny comedy that went down like a lead balloon when it premiered at … Continue reading


The Town in this story is what the locals call Charlestown a neighborhood in Boston that we are told in the opening moments of this film has given birth to more bank robbers than anywhere else in the world.  And this is where Doug MacRay, a second generation bank robber, runs his 4 man gang … Continue reading

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