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Notebok Reviews: LOSER

Amy Heckerling – 2000 This so-called comedy from Amy Heckerling is one serious ‘loser’ of a film. It has no charm, no comedy and no romance. The characters are unlikeable and the plot and many of the elements are morally dubious. [...]

February 7, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Josh Boone’s STUCK IN LOVE

The world of movies isn’t what it used to be. The budgets of typical Hollywood movies have grown so vast, and their marketing has become so expensive that smaller, more interesting movies have been pushed aside so that these tent pole pictures can [...]

January 10, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SOMEONE LIKE YOU / ANIMAL ATTRACTION

Tony Goldwyn – 2001 Someone Like You (released in the UK as Animal Attraction) is a somewhat disappointING romantic comedy. It lacks in the witty dialogue department – a must for this type of movie. The great cast works hard (Ashley [...]

December 9, 2020

What If This Is AS GOOD AS IT GETS?

Every so often, Movies In Focus rewatches 1997’s As Good as It Gets. James L. Brooks‘ hit comedy scored Best Actor and Best Actress Academy Awards for Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt respectively. They’re both great in the film, as [...]

November 8, 2020

DVD Review: THE ENGLISH TEACHER Gets A Failing Grade

Sometimes movies have all the right ingredients to be great, but the final product is somewhat lacking. The English Teacher is one such film. A great cast (Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Lily Collins, Michael Angarano and Nathan Lane) and a concept [...]

March 1, 2014

DVD Review: STUCK IN LOVE Is Well Worth Your Time

  The world of movies isn’t what it used to be. The budgets of typical Hollywood movies have grown so vast, and their marketing has become so expensive that smaller, more interesting movies have been pushed aside so that these tent pole [...]

November 28, 2013