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Re: “Oblivion

I'm not a Cruise fan really, but I liked this one.

Posted by Mark Plumlee on 06/05/2013 at 11:30 AM

Re: “In the Hive

In the Hive was remarkable, i can't stop talking about it. How can i get the movie. Is it on DVd?

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Posted by Lane on 02/25/2013 at 10:25 PM

Re: “The Skin I Live In (La piel que habito)

buena. buena. buena

Posted by opti on 11/25/2011 at 1:14 AM

Re: “My Run Premiere Event

Love this FILM!!! I'm bringing my Family to the March 31st Screening!

Posted by lovefilm on 02/12/2011 at 12:41 AM

Re: “Queen of the Lot

Queen of the Lot is set in modern-day Hollywood and stars Tanna Frederick, Noah Wyle and Christopher Rydell. In this sequel to Hollywood Dreams, Margie Chizek has achieved B movie success with her action hero films under her new name, Maggie Chase. But she's also gotten into trouble having had a few DUIs and now she's under house arrest - ankle bracelet and all. She's driven in her quest for A-list fame as evidenced by her obsession with her Google points. She's got more points than her home state of Iowa but far less than Angelina Jolie and that's got to change. She has to be Queen of the Lot - just like Norma Shearer. 
 
Zack Norman and David Proval reprise their Hollywood Dreams roles as Kaz and Caesar, the hotshot gay Hollywood producers who discovered Maggie. They are still "married" (to each other) and funnier than ever. Maggie asks them if she can stay at their mansion for a while because she can't stand being stuck in her apartment on house arrest with the press dogging her. They agree and she gets police permission to stay with them.
 
Maggie asks Kaz and Caesar if her boyfriend (an already established star) Dov Lambert (Christopher Rydell), can stay, too. Dov is a half-wit who hails from Hollywood royalty. Enter Aaron Lambert (Noah Wyle), Dov's brother, a failed writer and black sheep of the family, who is sent to fetch Dov to help with a family crisis.   
 
Is there really such a thing as a functional family? I don't think I've ever met one. Dov takes Maggie home to meet the family, headed by charismatic patriarch Louis Lambert (played with great depth by Jack Heller). At dinner, Dov introduces Maggie to everyone, including his sort-of estranged wife (Daisy White). What happens at large dysfunctional family dinners (as in Jaglom's Last Summer in the Hamptons)? Fur flies between various factions and, of course, Margie is right in there trying to fit in and help out and maybe make a connection that will propel her to megastardom. Aaron is in the fray maintaining his role as the family scapegoat and helping Maggie feel comfortable amidst the family bickering while Dov plays with his wife and other more important things - like his poker buddies. Maggie and Aaron reluctantly fall for each other and the way their relationship develops is one of the most irresistible aspects of the film.  
 
Frederick and Wyle together make the silver screen simmer with vintage Tinseltown charm reminiscent of Tracy and Hepburn. Frederick plays Maggie Chase as down-to-earth, believable and loveable. Maggie is driven, insecure, and slightly conniving but she's also smart, forceful and can take care of business. This is Frederick’s best performance as she infuses Maggie with her uncanny combination of star and girl-next-door. Wyle is at the top of his game as Aaron, an insecure good guy whose wife has just left him. He's a wreck but his inner strength comes through in emergencies.
 
As often occurs in Jaglom films, his brother Michael Emil appears, this time as a curmudgeonly interloper in a therapy group. Jaglom's daughter Sabrina is absolutely stunning. Remember her as Zoe Lambert, the young filmmaker in Hollywood Dreams who rejects Margie Chizek? Well, Zoe's turned into quite a formidable, sometimes calculating young woman. Simon Orson Jaglom, is just adorable as Michael Lambert. Love him!
 
There is an outstanding supporting cast including great performances by Kelly DeSarla, Ron Vignone and Diane Salinger as Maggie's "handlers." Salinger is frighteningly believable as Maggie's "life coach." Mary Crosby, Peter Bogdanovich, Dennis Christopher, Paul Sand and Beege Barkette shine as various family members and associates. Tommy Garrett is delightful as a reporter who empathizes with Maggie's quest for fame and the fact that she only gets attention from the press when she’s been bad.  
 
You’ve got to see this movie. There are some very funny lines and Queen of the Lot has heart and soul. When I saw Jaglom’s Hollywood Dreams I thought, "This is the REAL Hollywood." Queen of the Lot has reinforced that. I'd like to poll some Hollywood types to see if they agree. In any event, I am confident that Tanna Frederick is going to achieve her dreams in Hollywood and if there were still a lot, she would be queen of it!

Posted by Sally Brooks on 11/06/2010 at 10:24 PM

Re: “Creed

Saw the movie today and was very impressed. Stallone at his best. The young Creed (Michael B. Jordan) was excellent in his role also, and the movie was relatively devoid of gratuitous sex and bad language.

Posted by disguyJ on 11/30/2015 at 11:16 PM

Re: “Tied to a Chair

What a great movie about women taking their lives back. Congrats Noami for such a fabulous film.

Posted by CassieD on 03/03/2011 at 8:28 AM

Re: “The 33

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Posted by Vania Barraza - La prensa latina on 11/15/2015 at 12:52 AM

Re: “Blood Done Sign My Name

One can clearly see that film reviewing is a corrupt industry. Just like the film and publishing industry. They go hand and hand with all these lies. http://timothybtyson.com/page0.html

Posted by Truebabe on 01/21/2010 at 5:06 PM

Re: “I just want it to be over.

I want it to be over also .. and I don't even watch local or network television (and I do not listen to local radio) where you see these ads. I am sick of seeing campaign signs littering the sides of all the major (and minor) roads and I'm sick of seeing candidates faces and names online. All of the campaign materials that come to my mailbox (unsolicited) immediately go into the recycling bin. I'm dreading the weeks before the election when the robo-calls start coming to my office. Note to politicians who call me and leave voice-mail messages - I call you back and I am not at all polite to whomever answers the phone. If I want to hear from you, I will look you up online or I will ask you for information. I do not need you to contact me in any way.

Posted by Jamie Outlaw on 07/28/2016 at 10:19 AM

Re: “You Know You're From Memphis If...

you've gotten a Christmas card from Al Gore addressed to you c/o the P&H Cafe.

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Posted by B on 07/28/2016 at 10:07 AM

Re: “New Traffic Signal First Sign of 'Midtown Market' Project

Is this not in drivers ed around here?

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Posted by datGuy on 07/27/2016 at 7:36 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

Timeout4: I'd go with "Bubba Stain".

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Posted by Long Duck Dong on 07/27/2016 at 4:45 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

I suspect Don will have a tiny arsenal stuffed in his trunks to toss at and blind Hillary should things get out of hand........ I mean this literally.

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Posted by CL Mullins on 07/27/2016 at 4:11 PM

Re: “Guess Where I'm Eating Contest 107

Yeah Gus's dark meat plate with mac and cheese and greens is what I sent in. Sure looks like it!!

Posted by LS Kelley on 07/27/2016 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

If Hillary is elected Bill Clinton is going to need a title less confusing than President Clinton.

I propose "Bill Lewinsky", any other ideas from the peanut gallery?

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Posted by Timeout4 on 07/27/2016 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

Gotta go with Hill. Don will, of course, have Jimmy Hart in his corner distracting the media most of the match, but I predict sometime in October the strap will come down and Hillary will be running from corner to corner, busting the head of every mook trying to climb into the ring. That's just how these things are written. Big Don is a heel.

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Posted by Jeff on 07/27/2016 at 3:14 PM

Re: “Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base

The "elites" will make their peace with a President Trump, don't worry about that. He won't disrupt them in the least. Bernie scared them, for a nanosecond.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Packrat on 07/27/2016 at 1:55 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

Not a chance Mullins. They'll both be turning 70 this fall.
It's aluminum walkers at ten paces. Even odds.

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Posted by Thoughtful on 07/27/2016 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

According to my uncle who keeps sending me articles from Newsmax, Hillary has had hundreds of people assassinated, so I bet on her.

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Posted by Packrat on 07/27/2016 at 1:49 PM

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