Jul 16 2015


Boulevard features the dubious honor of being the last film released with a live-action performance by the late Robin Williams. (His last filmed performance was seen in last year’s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, followed by a voice-only performance in the upcoming Absolutely Anything.) I say “dubious” because even giving one of […]
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May 8 2015

Maggie – Eddie’s Review

For the last ten years or so, we’ve seen a resurgence in the zombie horror genre. Starting with Zack Snyder’s bold remake of George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead, the nerd world and beyond has been gobbling up stories, movies, television shows, video games, and other forms of entertainment all having to do with […]
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Apr 2 2015


On the face of it, Serena has all the ingredients of a good film – its lead actors and director are multiple award nominees/winners, it sports a beautiful soundtrack, the cinematography is gorgeous, and the supporting actors fill their roles perfectly. With all this, what could possibly be missing? The story and script. Without those […]
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Mar 26 2015

Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

When you hear that the movie you’re about to review centers on a modern-day Japanese office worker who ventures to Minnesota to find the cash that Steve Buscemi’s character Carl Showalter left near a fence in the 1996 film Fargo, your ears tend to prick up. I mean, it’s the ultimate fool’s errand – trying […]
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Nov 5 2014

White Bird in a Blizzard

The late teenage years are a troubling time in any person’s life. It’s hell for the teenager, as hormones and social contracts are pulling them in all different directions, and it’s hell for the parents, who have to deal with their child becoming an adult, whether mature or not. If you throw dysfunction and seething […]
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Nov 30 2012

Silver Linings Playbook

(This review was originally published on November 30, 2012 at Reel Film News) Sometimes it’s difficult to explain why a film speaks to you. “Silver Linings Playbook” is easily in my top five favorites of the year, with Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and writer/director David O. Russell all worthy of Oscar nods. This beautifully crafted […]
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