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SXSW: Movie Review – ‘Manglehorn’ – Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, and a Cat

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Most movies are the merging of technology and short stories, novels or sagas. Manglehorn is technology merged with a poem. It is the story of a locksmith who has lost the love of his life because of something he has done and lives in self-imposed isolation. Manglehorn has constructed a cocoon of memories and fantasies, keeping his son, a former protégé, and the hope of new love at arm’s length. Read More »

SXSW Preview: Film, Tech, and Kittens (also, Al Pacino, Ryan Gosling, Guillermo Del Toro, Molly Ringwald, and Robots)

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Attending SXSW (pronounced South by Southwest), the annual Austin, Texas, technology, film and music festival should be on everyone’s bucket list. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Stand Up Guys – A Real Sit Down Kind of Flick

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Even the best idea can be doomed to fail if the right people aren't involved. Read More »

Actors and Acting: How the Lowly Have Risen

Once disparaged, the acting profession has risen in prestige until the great thespians are practically Lords and Ladies. What happened? Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Dick Tracy (1990)

Producer-director-star Warren Beatty's noble failure; impeccable technical attributes not supported by screenplay. Read More »

Movie Review: Stand Up Guys

This is a story about values and redemption - oh, and hookers and Viagra, too. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Devil’s Advocate – Unrated Director’s Cut (1997)

Dated, yes, but still enjoyable — even if Keanu Reeves IS in it. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Son of No One

Dull and slow, this cop drama boasts a strong cast at least. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Scarface (1983) Limited Edition Steelbook

Worth the hype? It's a bloated, over-hyped, overrated bore. Read More »

Director Sidney Lumet Dead at 86

Filmmaker Sidney Lumet died this morning at the age of 86. Read More »