Archive for February, 2010

Air Bud: Golden Receiver

Air Bud: Golden Receiver

| February 9, 2010

We’re a football-watching, dog-loving family, so of course we’re going to be big fans of Air Bud: Golden Receiver, the second movie in the Air Bud franchise, originally released in 1998. In the first film, Buddy the dog loved the game of basketball and couldn’t stay away, becoming quite good in fact. So just from […]

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Clans of Scotland- A Journey into the Highlights and Low Points of Scottish History

Clans of Scotland- A Journey into the Highlights and Low Points of Scottish History

| February 8, 2010

Paul Murton takes the audience on an interesting trek, delving into the histories of 12 Clans of Scotland. He is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable as he learns from a slew of people and even participates a bit in sword fighting and kayaking. His journey is rife with impressive and deteriorating castles, magnificent landscapes, impressive artwork, […]

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Split Pillow Examines ‘Life as Lincoln’

Split Pillow Examines ‘Life as Lincoln’

| February 8, 2010

Everyone needs an idol, and many people have found just that in our 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln is one the few figures in the history of American government whose appeal and influence transcends political boundaries, a fact provocatively illustrated by the new film, Life as Lincoln. This feature-length documentary is the […]

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MARSHALL COMES FULL CIRCLE

MARSHALL COMES FULL CIRCLE

| February 7, 2010

Native New Yporker has been a part of film and television culture for three decades. Best known as the producer of such iconic TV shows as Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley and Mork and Mindy, his directorial career on the big screen include such seminal hits as Beaches, Pretty Woman, The Princess Diaries and his […]

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WATTS SHINES AS COLD ‘CHILD’

WATTS SHINES AS COLD ‘CHILD’

| February 7, 2010

Throughout her career, the consistently luminous and diverse Naomi Watts has played a gallery of distinctive women, complex and fascinating, but none more so than her portrayal of emotionally detached lawyer Elizabeth who has an affair with her new boss [Samuel L. Jackson] in Mother and Child. At Sundance this year for a few short […]

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NOT SO SUNDANCE  UGLY FERRERA RETURNS TO SUNDANCE

NOT SO SUNDANCE UGLY FERRERA RETURNS TO SUNDANCE

| February 5, 2010

Best known as the titular character in the recently cancelled Ugly Betty, America Ferrera is no stranger to Sundance, but this time she returned with a producer credit on The Dry Land, an evocative tale of a returning soldier coping with life in a small Texan town. Ferrera also plays his wife in the Ryan […]

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Reviews – 2010

Reviews – 2010

| February 4, 2010

ANIMAL KINGDOM Rated: 8 1/2 Set in contemporary Melbourne, Australia, ANIMAL KINGDOM tells the violent story of what happens to seventeen year old J -aka Joshua- (James Frecheville) when he finds himself suddenly living in the home of his maternal grandmother (Jacki Weaver) and her three twenties to thirty-something criminal sons (Ben Mendelsohn, Sullivan Stanton […]

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The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli

| February 3, 2010

The Book of Eli is a visual masterpiece starring Denzel Washington as the keeper of the book. This book is believed to be the guide that led men in the past to righteous living before the war, that is before the sky split and the sun burned everything—all the people, blinding many others. Washington plays […]

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The Familiar

The Familiar

| February 3, 2010

A ‘familiar’ is the mortal servant who takes care of all his vampire master’s needs. They range from taking care of finances and bringing them fresh ‘harlots’, to bathing the centuries-old creatures and disposing of the victims. By ancient rules, they can never be turned into vampires and must commit to a lifetime of servitude. […]

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The Sarah Silverman Program – season 3 preview

The Sarah Silverman Program – season 3 preview

| February 2, 2010

All I can say is, “Wow…”. If you’ve never seen The Sarah Silverman Program, then you should definitely give it half a chance. However, I must warn you that it is rude, crude and sometimes makes even makes me want to gag. But, it is very funny, highly creative and one of the most cutting-edge […]

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