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5 Best Things About the New GHOSTBUSTERS

1-The Film Doesn’t Make a Big Deal About Having an All Female Lead Cast Just like with The Heat or Spy, we have the sense that director Paul Fig assembled…

FINDING DORY Rides a Crushingly Relevant Emotional Wave

Being as big a fan of Pixar as I am, I can’t help feeling both completely elated and terrified walking into any of their films’ premieres. Because they know how…

The Jungle Book: I Wanna Be Like You, Jon Favreau.

Director Jon Favreau certainly mastered the beast-size challenge of translating a beloved book and animated film into a new media, even with a roar. His version of The Jungle Book feels…

My Big Dilemma With My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

I admire Nia Vardalos both as a writer and as a woman. She is incredibly smart, funny and unafraid to balance female empowerment with vulnerability on paper and on-screen. That…

“Bizarre: A Circus Story” Shines a New Light On An Ancient Art

Bizarre: A Circus Story is part documentary, part performance art and whole spectacle. The latest project by filmmaker Meg Pinsonneault (Weird Pixel) tells the story of Master Lu Yi, heralded…

Zootopia’s Connection with Jim Henson and Why You Need to See It

Going into Zootopia I wasn’t expecting to be deeply moved by a film starting talking animals. It is one of those rarities that makes you laugh out loud and immediately…

5 Hidden Gems You Need To Watch on Netflix

1-THE WORLD OF TOMORROW “A little girl answers a video phone and begins an extraordinary journey of memory and discovery guided by her own clone 227 years into the future”….

Hail, Caesar!: Hollywood Chaos Never Looked So Beautiful

Let me try to write this review without using worn-out sentences like “Heartfelt Homage”, “Love Letter to Cinema” and “Old Hollywood Glamour” (good luck to me). Because the latest effort…

5 Best Underseen Movies of 2015

1-EX MACHINA: Before becoming Poe Dameron and General Hux, Oscar Issac and Domhnall Gleeson started together in my absolute favorite film of 2015, along the phenomenal Alicia Vikander. The plot: A…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is a Study in How To Make The Perfect Sequel

If I were to sit down and put on my “critic” or “journalist” hat before writing this review I’d say: “J.J. Abrams proves once more nobody knows better than him…