Currently Browsing: September 17, 2013

MMI Turns 25!

Spent Sunday Sept 15 in Astoria at the wonderful Museum of the Moving Image. As new members , we’ve arrived just in time to celebrate MMI’s 25th anniversary. On 9/15/13, a members-only Brunch was followed by a special screening of Singin’ in the Rain (which really holds up!!!) and a preview of Enough Said with […]

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ENOUGH SAID: Rant by Jan Lisa Huttner

What was already a very good film about two people named “Eva”(Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and “Albert” (James Gandolfini)–both wounded by divorce and wary about trying to take a new run at love–becomes even more resonant with the tragic loss of Gandolfini (so wonderful here in what has since become his final major role). One more thing […]

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

Of all the groups giving awards in 1953, only the WGA got it right: “Best Written American Musical” prize for Betty Comden & Adolph Green? Hooray! Now recognized as one of the Best Musicals ever made anywhere on Planet Earth, this Gene Kelly classic makes merry with Hollywood lives impacted by the transition from silent […]

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PLUSH

“Hayley” (Emily Browning) has it all: promising career as an edgy singer/songwriter; gorgeous husband “Carter” (Cam Gigandet); adorable twin baby boys. Then her brother/musical partner “Jack” (Thomas Dekker) dies of a drug overdose & her world teeters on the edge of collapse. Director Catherine Hardwicke, with her typical in-your-face style, pushes intensity to the max […]

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Bosworth WGA

Kate Bosworth’s new film And While We Were Here opens Friday, so this week we turn our spotlight on Kate Bosworth! Enter our contest for your chance to win a DVD starring Kate Bosworth: Remember the Titans Blue Crush Straw Dogs (2011) Click HERE to enter contest 🙂 Photo Credit: © 2013 – Well Go USA

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