Lake Bell

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Jun 6 2019

The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is an improvement in almost every way over its Toy Story-ripoff predecessor; it’s sweeter, kinder, and more open about its feelings. However, in trying to keep it short and effective – it lasts only 86 minutes – we’re bowled over by three distinct stories which barrel at us faster […]
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Sep 13 2017

I Do… Until I Don’t

Provocative documentarian Vivian Prudeck (Dolly Wells), fresh off of her Helsinki Film Festival-selected Tween Jungle, has a bone to pick. This time, she’s setting her acerbic sights on the institute of marriage, and she’s going against it with both guns blazing John Woo-style. Her seven-year marriage has recently dissolved, and she’s looking to make society […]
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Jul 7 2016

The Secret Life of Pets

When the trailers started showing for The Secret Life of Pets, I was immediately hooked by its promise of hilarious visual comedy. Household pets are seen passing the time during their owners’ workday by getting together for parties, using human-intended appliances for their own daffy purposes, partaking in the ultimate refrigerator raid… And what’s not […]
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Jun 7 2013

Black Rock

“Black Rock” is an effective enough thriller that might be compared to more graphic films like “I Spit On Your Grave” if it chose to be so exploitive. But director Katie Aselton, working from a script by her husband, “The League” co-star Mark Duplass, doesn’t want to explore such atrocities in gory detail; it’s a […]
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