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I Hate Hollywood
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Patricia Clarkson Stars in Indie Comedy

With Last Weekend, directors Tom Dolby and Tom Williams made a film suggesting Woody Allen in a wistful, Chekovian mood—but set amongst the affluent denizens of northern California, not Manhattan. Last Weekend is a bittersweet comedy of upper class manners, unfolding over Labor Day weekend at the Green family’s posh Lake Tahoe vacation home. Their compound is worthy of Archite...
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I Hate Hollywood
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Vintage Film Noir on DVD and Blu-ray

As Dark City opens, Charlton Heston swaggers out of a store decorated for Easter and into a harsher reality—tenement streets overhung with fire escapes and hard surfaces covered with a thin coat of grime. Dark City (1950), a classic of B film noir, is out on DVD and Blu-ray. Heston, in his screen debut, plays a slick character, a bad-good man whose cynicism and disappointment have ...
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I Hate Hollywood
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

“Guardians of Peace” Make War on Moviegoers

For something calling itself the Guardians of Peace (GOP), the anonymous hacker or hackers have crossed the line into threats of violence. After several cinema chains buckled under the threat of “another 911” if they showed The Interview, Sony Pictures postponed the scheduled Dec. 25. The movie may be shelved altogether. The rather unfunny-looking film, starring James Franco and Seth R...
Home Movies / Out On Digital
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
When pampered millennials play militia trying to scare off Mexicans crossing the border, they accidently kill the wife of a former sheriff. Guess who gets blamed? Frontera dramatizes desperation and h
Home Movies / Out On Digital
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Much of the Casablanca crew regrouped for Rope of Sand (1949). While the magic (and Humphrey Bogart) were missing, it’s a well-made effort in classic Hollywood style. Claude Rains is suavely duplici