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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?

1 like, 0 dislikes
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: “Partnership Hopes to Return Mid-South Fair to 'Glory Years'

Not at the Fairgrounds: not the Fair.

You want the Fair to be like it was? Have the Fair where you used to have it.

It really is that simple.

Posted by FUNKbrs on 08/22/2017 at 2:23 PM

Re: “Mayor Strickland Joins Coalition of Mayors Vowing to End Bigotry, Extremism in Their Cities

*joins coalition to stop bigotry*
*sends cops to ram crowd of protesters against bigotry with their cars*
*arrests 7 people for exercising their Constitutionally protected rights to protest and assembly*
*Gives angry press release denying allegations of complicity with bigotry*
*Smugly laughs at how stupid the public is not to see through his #brilliantatthebullshit leadership style*

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by FUNKbrs on 08/22/2017 at 12:41 PM

Re: “Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Move that grave marker and his body back the Elmwood where it should be. There with the other dead of that era and there ideals. Do not forget there are still millions of actual slaves making our stuff every day. They are the underpinning of our way of life and that needs to see change. We would be hard pressed to find anyone in America really willing to do what that would take. Forrest continued the slave trade after emancipation with the "prison lease system" encouraging the incarceration of the poor nd uneducated which happened to be at that time newly freed slaves. http://slaveryfootprint.org

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Eric Swartz on 08/22/2017 at 9:55 AM
Posted by CL Mullins on 08/22/2017 at 9:54 AM

Re: “Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Since the Charlottesville attack, all Confederate monuments pose an imminent threat to the safety of local citizens as targets for Alt-Right violence.

Imminent threat of physical harm and loss of life has different implications than merely being "offended."

However, our weak mayor has to decided to take this call to duty as a personal insult, as opposed to an opportunity to be the hero that helped heal the scars of racism still festering in our city.

#stuckwithstrickland #toohotwherestheAC

4 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by FUNKbrs on 08/22/2017 at 8:33 AM

Re: “Mayor Strickland Joins Coalition of Mayors Vowing to End Bigotry, Extremism in Their Cities

Well I feel better just knowing that a compact has been made. But just to be clear, before they signed on did these mayors not promote fundamental principles of justice and equality?

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by crackoamerican on 08/22/2017 at 7:18 AM

Re: “How Digger O'Dell Planted Himself

He had a Country Store in Seale, Alabama during the 60's and early 70's. They also sold Mexican pottery and lawn ornaments that he and his wife brought back from several trips down every year. We had a maid whose next door neighbor was Digger O'Dell's hired man. It was common knowledge around their part of Seale that whenever Digger hired out as a burial attraction at Car dealerships and such they would let him up at night to have a cigarette and go to the bathroom.

Posted by The Fulness on 08/22/2017 at 1:17 AM

Re: “Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

The mayor's response was essentially, 'But look what I've done for you ungrateful people,' and 'I have a black friend.' The lack of comprehension in this response speaks volumes. The mayor, despite his protestations to the contrary, is not helpless. Other cities have removed theirs, despite laws with actual consequences. This Tennessee law has NO PENALTY for breaking it. It's a toothless, unjust law protecting a monument to the false idol of white supremacy. These monuments do not belong in our city. Rev. Barber was speaking to this issue recently, and he mentioned that the monuments placed in the Jim Crow Era, (like Nathan Bedford Forrest was,) were voted into existence in a time when no women or people of color could vote. That means white men gave the permission for the monument to NBF to be placed in our public park. And who holds the reins of power in our city now, in 2017? White wealth. Has anything really changed? Citizens last Saturday were out in numbers to make their voices heard, and they got police brutality in response, and tone-deaf words from our mayor. Come on, Memphis. WE CAN DO BETTER.

7 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by Edie Love on 08/21/2017 at 11:45 PM

Re: “Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

He isn't the idiot here at the moment! He just wants to do things by the law! Unlike some people that just want it done NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Brandy Keyser on 08/21/2017 at 10:12 PM

Re: “Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

He isn't the idiot here at the moment! He just wants to do things by the law! Unlike some people that just want it done NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Brandy Keyser on 08/21/2017 at 10:11 PM

Re: “When Geeks Icons Collide: RiffTrax Takes On Doctor Who

Malco's website doesn't list a showing for the 24th at Paradiso. Sad, because I was unable to make the first showing!

Posted by Keith Garrett on 08/21/2017 at 11:34 AM

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