Fighting
Apr24

Fighting

Montiel Flexes His Ego Starring: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard By Stella J. Kim It seemed that Dito Montiel’s Fighting could provide the best of both worlds to audiences. Channing Tatum provides the eye candy for the ladies, while the fighting should be more than enough to entertain the men. So, if it weren’t for the completely predictable plot, the boring actors, the expected love story, the flimsy fight scenes and the lack of...

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Sunshine Cleaning
Mar20

Sunshine Cleaning

Adams Continues Strong String of Films Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt By Stella J. Kim Funny, touching and sensitive, director Christine Jeffs has created a gem with Sunshine Cleaning, an off-beat comedy about the trials and errors that life throws at us, and the funny way things end up working out. Set in New Mexico, Sunshine Cleaning stars Amy Adams and Emily Blunt as sisters who team up to start their own biohazard removal/crime...

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Confessions of a Shopaholic
Feb13

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Outfitting a Strategy to Bolster the Economy Starring: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy By Stella J. Kim In the midst of America’s current fiscal crisis and devastated economy, watching a film about over-spending and being in debt would seem to be about as enjoyable as rubbing salt into a deep wound. Ill-timed and ironic, this type of film would be an unfortunate reminder for many Americans who spend their money on films to get away from the...

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Last Chance Harvey
Jan16

Last Chance Harvey

Hopefully The Last Chance For A Dustin Hoffman Romantic Comedy Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson By Stella J. Kim Beautifully directed by Joel Hopkins, Last Chance Harvey is an emotional and sensitive film. Hopkins does not hold back with capturing the feelings of isolation and hopelessness felt by the characters through his use of loud silences and lyrical music. But what should have been a great film instead oozes with...

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Bride Wars

Let Them Eat Cake   Starring: Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson By Stella J. Kim In the world of weddings, there can be no bigger nightmare for a bride-to-be than a bad hair day, an enormous zit, or an incorrect delivery of red roses, when white lilies were specifically indicated. Except in Bride Wars where a new nightmare of having a best friend and maid-of-honor married in the same dream venue, mistakenly scheduled on the same date of...

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