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‘Warm Bodies’ -A Nice Little Necrophilia Film- Grab Bag Review

Warm Bodies has a perfect timed premise of a 20ish  zombie slacker boy who falls in love with a zombie-fighting survivor girl. Zombie culture is still going strong; even though the fad might have peaked a ...

‘Anna Karenina’: An Adept Adaptation -Review

What a wonderful surprise to see an adaptation of classic literature that felt so fresh.Anna Karenina’s visual look straight out of a painting from The Hermitage but the film has more life than a painting as ...

Grab Bag Review: ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Angst and Love in 90′s White America

The Perks of Being A Wallflower (written and directed by Stephen Chobosky) provides a mirthful and emotionally satisfying coming of age story about a shy high school outcast. The film is based on Stephen Chobosky book ...

Grab Bag Review: ‘The Hunger Games’ Kills It

This is a surprisingly good adaptation of the popular Young Adult novel by Suzanne Collins. Gary Ross (who also directed Seabiscuit, Pleasantville, and who wrote Big) nails the sombre and unjust tone of the novel.  The ...

Yes, I say yes to this NSFW Red Band trailer. David Cronenberg is one of my favorite directors and this looks like a great adaptation of the amazing author, Don Delillo’s novel of the same name. ...

Director Martin Scorcese tries very hard to make a holiday family film that will appeal to all generations with Hugo. The film is based on the popular and wonderful young adult graphic novel, The Invention of ...

Check out these eight new profile posters for The Hunger Games. They’re very stark if a bit reminiscent of Twilight. Pretty intense though and definitely keeping my interest.   Rue, Effie, Gale and more after the cut. ...

My 8 year compatriot for this summed up the film in one casually intoned word after the credits rolled-”Awesome.”  My opinion was slightly less glowing but I went into this knowing nothing except that Judy Moody ...