Monthly archives of “March 2014

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

This weekend I watched Wes Anderson’s latest flick, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’. It did not disappoint. It felt like his most ‘adult’ film yet but that might just be because his last two seemed a little more kid friendly. Don’t take your kids to this… Read More

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Lovelace

I just finished watching the biopic ‘Lovelace’ starring Amanda Seyfried as the 70s porn superstar Linda Lovelace.  I was expecting a fun, dirty easy watch but that was not what I got.  The abuse that Linda was subjected to by her then husband Chuck Traynor was… Read More

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Don Jon

When I first heard the Joseph Gordon-Levitt was writing, directing and starring in a full length film I was over the moon excited.  Then I watched it.  And he didn’t let me down – the story, the editing, Julianne Moore.  It’s hard to remember that this… Read More

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Undertow

Last night I watched this 2004 drama/thriller directed by David Gordon Green.  My boyfriend has really turned me on to DGG in the last 6 months,  two of my other faves by him being ‘Joe’ and ‘Prince Avalanche’.  This one did not disappoint.  The family… Read More

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This One is Mine

I just finished reading this first novel by Maria Semple after enjoying ‘Where’d You Go Bernadette’.  I was a little disappointed at first – I found the tone was a little more depressing.   If I had read this one first I don’t know how… Read More

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Demolition Man

I just watched this 90’s action flick this weekend (I’m still playing catch-up thanks to a tv-free household upbringing) and I think that I loved it.  The opening action sequence was pretty awesome (as was the one at the end) but I was a little… Read More