Posts tagged Goosebumps

In her solo feature directorial debut, Greta Gerwig has stepped in and pushed this cinematic species tremendously forward with the dramedy Lady Bird.  The film destroys any notion of the “manic pixie dream girl” fakery.  Lady Bird is a cornucopia woven with striking candor and filled with delightful oxymorons artfully composed to challenge taboos and stereotypes. Let’s give each oxymoron a life lesson and a paragraph or two along the way.

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COLUMN: 2015 Fall Movie Preview

After the traditional summer movie season of blockbusters, the following fall movie season tends to be a lull and a letdown before the next round of event films and the awards contenders fill up the months of November and December.  September is normally filled with rejects that weren't big enough for summer and not good enough for the holidays.  With Halloween capping October, the darker stuff tends to fill that month.  That's been the trend but the climate is shifting like the season.  It is with great surprise that this fall movie season, on paper, is shaping up to be truly legitimate.  

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CHECKLIST: 2015 Fall Movie Calendar

Thank you for all of your patience with my long month of August travel for work.  Things are slowing down and I'll be catching up soon.  Looking ahead, the 2015 fall movie season is just around the corner.  My full and complete preview will be coming soon, but here's a calendar and checklist of the upcoming season's releases.  Print this, slap it on the fridge, or fill you calendar!

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