Defining Redemption (Film Review: “The Professor and the Madman”)

Sean Penn and Mel Gibson shine in the engrossing and ultimately heartbreaking true story of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. Continue Reading →

On the Road Again . . . in Italy! (Film Review: “The Trip to Italy”)

The hilarious Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are back behind the wheel, comic impressions in tow, this time eating their way through sunny Italy. Continue Reading →

SuperCop in the Country (Film Review: “Hot Fuzz”)

When London’s top cop is reassigned to England’s safest rural hamlet, he soon discovers the grisly meaning of the term, ‘Greater Good’ in the side-splitting comedy, Hot Fuzz. Continue Reading →

Suffer the Little Children (Film Review: “What Maisie Knew”)

What Maisie Knew is a film adaptation of an 1897 novella by Henry James (that’s right, fellow English Lit. majors…heads up!) starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgard, and one of my favorite actors, Steve Coogan. You’ll … Continue Reading →

On The Road with Michael Caine, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Woody Allen, & Dr. Lecter (Film Review: “The Trip”)

A wildly entertaining road trip comedy in which British stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon play fictionalized versions of themselves in a tour de force of dueling Hollywood impressions ranging from Michael Caine to Al Pacino and Dustin Hoffman…..all while driving through England’s lake country conducting a foodie tour of the best restaurants in the country.

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