Category: "Exclusives"

Reflections on 50/50 from Someone Who’s Been There

“I have Cancer.” I’ve said this many times, but never to try and pick up someone at a bar. It mostly comes up in conversation while I am out with friends, and I can say it is just as awkward as the movie “50/50” makes it look.

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Exclusive: Mia Wasikowska and Cary Fukunaga discuss “Jane Eyre”

I had the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of the new “Jane Eyre” last weekend (and you can read my review here). This remake (for the umpteenth time) of the famous Charlotte Brontë novel comes from the mind of English writer Moira Buffini (“Tamara Drewe”) and director Cary Fukunaga, who made the film “Sin […]

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Contest: The “Due Date” Dash! (Winners!)

The dash is over and we have our winners. There is one “grand prize” winner and two other winners that I’ve named below. Unfortunately, a few other winners could have been named, but so many of you didn’t take the time to actually do your research and read the posts and stuff. Oh well. 

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Exclusive Review: Shiva (Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema)

All families are different and maybe that’s the hardest thing to keep in mind when watching tension mount and drama unfold in Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz’s “Shiva.” We mourn and handle loss both personally and collectively in different ways and even if we think we wouldn’t ever let underlying issues between family members come out […]

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