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Film Misses the Highs and Lows of ‘Boyhood’

posted by jtotey

Some films are so impressively made that they are fascinating to watch but not great to recommend to others. Unfortunately, that is the case with Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” film. The movie premiered at numerous film festivals across the country and […]

Hospital Documentary, ‘Code Black’ is Intriguing

posted by jtotey

Running at just 82 minutes in length, the hospital documentary, “Code Black” is already getting the attention it deserves. Unlike other documentaries, “Code Black” is at times interesting, sobering and frustrating, but never is it dull. During the film festival […]

The Rise and Fall of the 4th of July Box Office

posted by jtotey

It is a firmly held belief that Steven Spielberg’s Jaws was the beginning of the summer movie blockbuster trend. Before 1975, movies were not considered a big draw during the summer months. That all changed on June 20th of that […]

Riot Studios Presents New Christian Comedy

posted by jtotey

Okay, so with the release of Moms’ Night Out and the less-viewed, Blue Like Jazz from a couple of years ago, we now know that Christians can be funny. For some of us, the arrival of the Christian comedy film […]

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Boxtrolls: Incredible Animation, Charmless Story
All the work and detail that went into The Boxtrolls may never be fully appreciated. Though an early promotion featuring the making of the movie using

posted 4:03:21pm Sep. 26, 2014 | read full post »

ABC’s ‘Murder’ is Riveting and Morally Ambiguous
[caption id="attachment_676" align="alignleft" width="300"] ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" stars Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Nate, Alfred Enoch as Wes, Jack Falahee as Connor, Katie Findlay as Rebecca, Aja Naomi King as Michaela, Matt McGorry as Asher, Karla Souza

posted 9:34:36pm Sep. 25, 2014 | read full post »

Black-ish is a Welcome Addition to Family Comedies
Andre Johnson (Anthony Anderson) is a proud man. A proud black man. A proud black man who doesn’t wan

posted 1:53:51am Sep. 25, 2014 | read full post »

NBC’s ‘Laura” has potential but lacks heart

posted 10:59:14pm Sep. 24, 2014 | read full post »

Scorpion has Little Sting
“Sco

posted 9:09:10pm Sep. 23, 2014 | read full post »


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