Category Archives: Reviews: X-Z

THE YOUNG MESSIAH

The Young Messiah, based off of Anne Rice’s novel “Christ The Lord: Out Of Egypt,” has already stirred controversy from many Christian and Catholic moviegoers. Why would someone fictionalize the story of a young Jesus when there are only select … Continue reading

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ZOOTOPIA

Disney Animation has done it again, breaking records with their new release Zootopia. The film tells the story of one young rabbit, “Judy Hopps” (Ginnifer Goodwin) who is determined to prove herself as the first bunny on the ZPD police … Continue reading

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YOSEMITE

Three kids who share the same 5th grade classroom have portentous coming-of-age adventures vaguely connected to the growing presence of mountain lions on the outskirts of their upscale suburban community. OK, I get it: Boys will be boys... And filmmaker Gabrielle Demeestere--who … Continue reading

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ZIPPER

Zipper is a tense, riveting film about "male privilege." Patrick Wilson plays a prosecutor who has risen to the top of his local queue and is now under consideration for high political office. But when a new witness in an … Continue reading

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THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING

Director Laura Nix, with director-stars Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, document the comedic, tiresome journey of their fight for climate change. Known for their pranks and impersonations, Bichlbaum and Bonanno take an enjoyably different and rebellious approach to protesting. (BKP: … Continue reading

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ZERO MOTIVATION

Two young women are assigned to the HR Dept at a remote military outpost. Yes, they are soldiers in the mighty Israeli army, but they spend most of their time pushing paper and playing computer games. Hilarious consequences ensue... By the … Continue reading

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YOU’RE NOT YOU

3-Hankie Weepie earns them by dealing honestly with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Excellent performances by Hilary Swank as the "perfect" woman stricken by a catastrophic diagnosis and Emmy Rossum as the rebellious college student who becomes her caregiver (and then grows … Continue reading

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WETLANDS

Although the filmmakers do a great job of keeping the tone light and the lead actress (Carla Juri) is extremely charismatic, the surface of this startling German coming-of-age film is gross and the core is filled with incredible pain. Bottom … Continue reading

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YVES SAINT LAURENT

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X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Opens tomorrow in NYC. Review coming soon.

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