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Yes, there actually IS a silver lining

Jan 21, 2013
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Yes, there actually IS a silver lining
One pleasant surprise this awards season is a refreshing film called, cheapest Silver Linings Playbook. If you've seen the movie poster you have probably assumed, more about like me, tadalafil that Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in just another predictable romantic comedy. On the poster both actors are shining perfection; eyes twinkling, smiles donned and hair perfectly in place. However, this film couldn't be farther from that typical tripe. Cooper is unshaven with a gash across his nose while J-Law barely cracks a smile the whole film. So, let's peel back the misleading poster and take a look at what this film is really about. Read More »

TIFF 2012 Highlights: Sightseers

Sep 17, 2012
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TIFF 2012 Highlights: Sightseers
Ben Wheatley is a relatively new director from the UK. He wowed the TIFF audience last year with Kill List, rehabilitation a gruesome, read more often brilliant and completely controversial horror movie. This year he comes back with a decidedly funnier and less gruesome (albeit extreme when the violence happens) film, Sightseers. Read More »

Still Moonstruck after all these years…

Aug 18, 2011
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Still Moonstruck after all these years…
I'm a fan of YouTube sensation, web Philip DeFranco. He hosts a few YouTube shows, pancreatitis one of which is dedicated to movies, viagra dosage games and all things cool. It's called LTA (Like Totally Awesome). It features a movie club, of which I consider myself a member. This week LTA movie club looks at the 1986 romantic comedy starring Cher, Moonstruck. Read More »

I Like You Phillip Morris!

Apr 24, 2011
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I Like You Phillip Morris!
Overlooked by theatre-goers, shop I Love You Phillip Morris recently came out on DVD and is quite the popular rental. This true-life "romantic-comedy" has Carrey playing a gay con-man. While in prison he falls in love with the young and naive, there Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor). Let me tell you, these two actors play gay really, really well. Read More »

It is “Chaos” and that’s no “Theory”. It’s fact.

Apr 6, 2011
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It is “Chaos” and that’s no “Theory”. It’s fact.
As a proud member of the DeFranco Nation Movie Club I had the "duty" of watching a romantic comedy starring Ryan Reynolds called, "Chaos Theory".  I did not have fun watching this mess of a film. But I made up for that by tearing it apart in my vlog. So, click on my crazy bald head below and watch what I had to say. Read More »