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A Hologram for the King – Tribeca Film Festival – Review – C

by Tony Shea April 22, 2016

A Hologram for the King is a film where every moment that transpires on-screen feels like it has been vetted by a mid-western test audience in a multiplex—and surely it has. Director Tom Tykwer (who perhaps unbelievably directed the absolutely thrilling Run Lola Run) has put together an old-fashioned kind of film you have probably […]

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The Hateful Eight scores 8 out of 10 – REVIEW

by Tony Shea December 27, 2015

This weekend marked the arrival of the Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight traveling Roadshow release in theaters, before the general release to follow on New Year’s Day. You may be wondering what exactly is meant by ‘Roadshow’ release, since the practice largely stopped back in the 70’s, and the answer is it means you’ll be […]

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Me and Star Wars – The Force Awakens Déjà vu Review

by Tony Shea December 21, 2015

I was seven years old went I went to see the original Star Wars. My parents and I stood in line out on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington DC along with hundreds of others, as the nation went insane for space opera. This family movie night was a rare occurrence for us. I think it was […]

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The 11 Best Woody Allen Films

by Tony Shea December 1, 2015

The great Woody Allen turns 80 today. In a career spanning six decades Allen has done it all. He was a comedy writer on Sid Ceasar’s legendary Your Show of Shows (which had one of the greatest writing staffs in history since it also included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Danny Simon, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, […]

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The Human BEEing Will Bleed You White with Terror!

by Tony Shea October 31, 2015

This gem from 2002 has been called one of the best short films ever produced. A hilarious retro-horror film cooked up by Pie Fights Films, The Human BEEing is the story of a greedy boss and a mad scientist who try to turn their office of typists, in 1959 Los Angeles, into worker bees. The […]

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