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JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME – Movie Review

March 17, 2012 1 comment

I was a big fan of the 2010 entry from directors Mark and Jay Duplass, Cyrus.  The dramedy really hit home with its authentic blend of comedy and drama, something the Mumblecore film subgenre, which the Duplass brothers pioneered, is known for.  Their new film, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, has a bigger budget and equally big stars (Cyrus starred John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill), however it still retains the sense of heart and personal filmmaking the Mumblecore genre is all about. Read more…

THE MUPPETS – Movie Review

November 28, 2011 1 comment

While I was aware of who The Muppets were, I never watched the old TV show as a kid.  So, I didn’t have much expectation in that sense for the new film, simply titled The Muppets.  That being said, I was still looking forward to the film, mainly because it starred and was co-written by a true Muppets fan, Jason Segel, and the advertising material seemed to perfectly capture an energetic sense of youth and happiness.  What I wasn’t expecting, however, was to get one of the best films of the year. Read more…