Posts Tagged ‘ Mixed Tape Reviews ’

Mixed Tape Reviews: This Means War

Feb 28th, 2012 | By
This Means War Mixed Tape Review

ShareTweetI recently worked with a guy who would always complain about the romantic comedies he was constantly “forced” to watch with his girlfriend. When I asked him why he was ‘forced’ to see these movies starring the likes of Katherine Heigl, Kate Hudson or the late Brittany Murphy, he said it was because this was
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Mixed Tape Reviews: Young Adult

Jan 2nd, 2012 | By
Young Adult Mixed Tape Review

ShareTweetI’ve never watched a movie fumble the ball near the end zone worse than director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody’s “Young Adult.” The film marks the duo’s first collaboration together since their 2007 teen pregnancy opus “Juno.” Since then, Reitman did well for himself, helming “Up in the Air,” which just so happened to
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Mixed Tape Reviews: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Dec 15th, 2011 | By
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

ShareTweetIt took two films and untold millions of dollars to prove it, but The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo simply does not lend itself well to filmmaking. Granted, both Noomi Rapace (from the 2009 Swedish film) and her American counterpart, Rooney Mara, from this newest adaptation directed by David Fincher give memorable performances as the
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Mixed Tape Reviews: Underwatched ‘Hugo’ shines

Dec 7th, 2011 | By
Still from the 2011 film "Hugo"

ShareTweetHere’s something special. With Hugo, Martin Scorsese directs his first family movie, which he also co-opts into an indoctrination tool to convert young children into admirers of silent film. And while his ode to the origins of cinema are clearly the scenes Scorsese savors the most, that doesn’t mean he pays mere lip service to
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Mixed Tape Reviews: Unfocused ‘Zoo’ Can’t Buy Cameron Crowe A Much-Needed Comeback

Nov 30th, 2011 | By
The stars of We Bought a Zoo

ShareTweetWhat I always loved about Cameron Crowe’s better movies was his ability to turn cheese into pizza. What I mean by this is that he takes highly emotional stories that would be terrible in the hands of other filmmakers, and with the right ingredients of great actors and essential truths, he manages to craft good
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Mixed Tape Reviews: Fourth ‘Twilight’ Flick More Weird Than Terrible

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By
Breaking Dawn screen cap

ShareTweetThe experience of watching four Twilight movies can best be described as watching a young woman make a series of bad decisions. That young woman is Bella Swan played by Kristen Stewart, and her most recent bad decision in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1” is to get married immediately after graduating from high
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