Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Review: THE BOSS BABY

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By Laurie Coker Rating C+/B- I skipped all of The Boss Baby screenings offered for critics so that I could take my grandkids to the film when we all had time. I paid for three tickets on opening day and posted on Facebook that I was sure my grandkids should know how much I love […]

SXSW 2017 Review: MR. ROOSEVELT

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By Jan Hamilton Wonderfully talented Noel Wells wrote, directed and stars in this quirky, funny film.  Her character, Emily Martin, lives in LA where she struggles to make a career in comedy, without much success.  Her ex-boyfriend Eric (Nick Thune) calls her to say that her cat, Mr. Roosevelt, who was left in Nick’s care, is […]

SXSW 2017 Review: MAYHEM

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By Jan Hamilton Likable Steven Yeun (Glenn from The Walking Dead) stars as Derek Cho, a rising young corporate star in his law firm, who has his eyes on the top spot.  That’s why it is such a surprise that, as the story starts, Derek is getting the blame for someone else’s error, is fired […]

SXSW 2017 Review: THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

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By Jan Hamilton Bonnie and Matt are a devoted, successful young couple living in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.  She is an architect, they both work long hours, and late one night after Bonnie goes out drinking with friends, and she walks the short trip back to her apartment alone.  She is pulled into an […]

SXSW 2017 Review: LIKE ME

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By Jan Hamilton This is the story of Kiya, a strange and solitary young woman.  She lives her life online, posting herself doing weird things, like chewing huge wads of brightly colored gummy candy with her mouth open.  She has a large following, but she feels she must out do herself each time, so her […]