Maya Rudolph

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Aug 11 2017

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

Let’s be frank: there wasn’t much memorable about The Nut Job. Well, at least for me, having only seen it a few days prior to screening The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature. Its title reference to the rap crew who brought you “O.P.P.” notwithstanding, there’s not much memorable about this installment, either. Of course, […]
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Jan 9 2015

Inherent Vice

Famed arthouse director Paul Thomas Anderson’s films are known for their interesting scripts, sprawling cast ensembles, odd twists, and wonderfully off-beat characterizations, often bordering on playful caricature. Booming onto the scene in 1996 with his film Hard Eight (also known as Sydney in other parts of the world), a deep character study of a hitman […]
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Jan 9 2015

“Inherent Vice” – Mike’s Review

To some audiences (and I won’t profess to know who they are), “Inherent Vice” is probably that ingenious fusion of noir crime saga and culturally insightful stoner satire that is being hailed as “one of the best pictures of the year”. For the rest of us, who see very little substance behind the haze of bong […]
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Nov 6 2014

Big Hero 6

(If you read nothing else, know this: stay until the credits are done.) Big Hero 6, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ follow-up to the runaway smash hit Frozen, is awesome. For me, it’s Frozen for boys, an almost anti-Frozen, if you will. Male-centric, non-musical, set in a slightly futuristic landscape, and the main character is poor. […]
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Jul 15 2013

Grown Ups 2

It’s hard to describe how terribly unfunny 2010’s “Grown Ups” was, and even more of a challenge to capture the ineptitude of this week’s “Grown Ups 2” with words, other than to say I might need to increase my rating for “Hangover Part III” by a half star just to make space for this one […]
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