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Tuesday, 16th July 2019

The Intern – Film Review

By on Sep 25, 2015 in Film

Nancy Meyers is known for making romantic comedies that explore the ins and outs of relationships at any age. In her movies, The Holiday, Something’s Gotta Give and It’s Complicated, her female roles regularly feature smart women who don’t always understand their place in a new or existing relationship. In her new movie The Intern, she takes her usual romantic comedy tropes and places them in a movie about a 70-year-old widowed man, Ben Whitaker (Robert Deniro),…

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Movie Review: Chef (2014)

By on Dec 15, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Film

Chef Written and Directed by: Jon Favreau By: Melissa Sanchez Watching Jon Favreau’s film Chef, almost felt likeeating a sumptuous full course meal at a 5 star restaurant. He starts off with the appetizer or an amuse-bouche you could say, laying down the foundation of the story, and providing some funny anecdotes. He then moves on the next course, slowing refining the narrative like a warm soup. From there he moves on the main course, the bread and butter of what is at the heart of the entire movie and finally giving viewers a delicate dessert to top off the experience. What you will not get with this meal is an elaborate, over blown, action film with crazy special effects, so if that is what you are expecting than realize that this is not Favreau’s Iron Man type of...

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Boyhood Review

By on Oct 23, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Film

Boyhood Written and Directed by Richard Linklater By: Melissa Sanchez Growing up is hard and coming of age is never easy; first kisses, relationships, sexual experiences and the like never turn out the way it does in the movies. It’s never pretty, it’s acne, temper tantrums and trying to understand one’s parents, all part of the process. In the film Boyhood, director Richard Linklater tells the story in real-time of one boy, Mason (Ellar Coltrane) and his journey into becoming an adult. Before the audience’s eyes the boy grows up into a man and we see how the moments in his life shape who he is and the way he chooses to live his life. Just like they say in physics, every action causes a reaction, and the same can be said for Mason’s life. In the beginning he...

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