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MOVIE REVIEWS: CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With a title like Crazy, Stupid, Love., the producers would appear to be making it easy for critics to bash it. The remarkable thing is that many are turning that title inside out. A. O. Scott in the New York Times, for example, begins his review by writing, “Crazy, Stupid, Love. is, on balance, remarkably […]

CHURCH ACCUSES STUDIO OF INFRINGING ITS LOGO

July 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The million-member Church of God, based in Cleveland TN, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit again Sony Pictures, IFC Films, Mandalay Pictures, and Comcast for using a “mirror version” of its logo in the movie Salvation Boulevard, which opened in four theaters last weekend. Although the film depicts an amoral fundamentalist preacher, played by Pierce […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE LINCOLN LAWYER

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With The Lincoln Lawyer, Matthew McConaughey is finally getting some recognition for his acting ability instead of his abs. Indeed Manohla Dargis of the New York Times is so astonished with his performance in the movie that she begins her review of it this way: “What happened — did Matthew McConaughey roll out of bed […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “CYRUS”

June 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Cyrus, starring Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill and John C. Reilly, which played to packed houses and much applause when it opened in a handful of cities last weekend, is attracting much critical praise as it widens its release this weekend. All three actors receive accolades, especially Jonah Hill in the title role. In the movie, […]