Movie Review: ‘THE PARTY’ has fun while the world burns

February 26th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic THE PARTY Rated R, 71 minutes. Director: Sally Potter Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Bruno Ganz, Patricia Clarkson, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer and Cillian Murphy Movies and plays about well-educated upper-class types acting, like buffoons at parties, have been around for just about as long as we’ve had movies and plays. ...

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Movie Review: ‘ENTANGLEMENT’ can’t free itself from clichés

February 9th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic ENTANGLEMENT Not Rated, 85 minutes. Director: Jason James Cast: Thomas Middleditch, Jess Weixler, Johannah Newmarch, Diana Bang and Nicole LaPlaca In 2007, culture critic Nathan Rabin coined the phrase “Manic Pixie Dream Girl.” He used it to describe Kirsten Dunst’s character in ELIZABETHTOWN, but really it’s a catch-all term for ...

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Movie Review: ‘LBJ’ isn’t interested in a full portrait of our 36th President

November 2nd, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic LBJ Rated R, 98 minutes. Director: Rob Reiner Cast: Woody Harrelson, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stahl-David, Jeffrey Donovan 'LBJ' is both a product of its time, and also frustratingly stuck in the past. With studios long abandoning prestige projects – or even modestly budgeted movies for adults – in favor of expensive tentpoles, projects ...

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