Monthly Archives: July 2012

Parks and Recreation: Leslie Knope for President!

I just finished a Parks and Recreation marathon, and I adore this show!  I watched season 4 as it aired on TV and enjoyed it a lot, but now that I’ve watched all the earlier seasons, I think it’s kind … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises into Reality

I had to watch The Dark Knight Rises twice to figure out what I wanted to say about it. Granted, the first time was in IMAX, which makes it difficult to focus on anything other than visuals. I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Losing track of time in Christian Marclay’s The Clock

The Clock, on display through August 1 at Lincoln Center, is a mesmerizing 24-hour video installation composed of film clips that register the exact time at every minute. Created by Christian Marclay, The Clock is a large-scale formal exercise that … Continue reading

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Celeste Holm brings maturity and warmth to All About Eve

Celeste Holm passed away on Sunday, and if the name doesn’t ring a bell, then watch All About Eve immediately. In a film ridiculously full of amazing performances, Celeste Holm radiates warmth and intelligence as Bette Davis’ friend Karen.  Holm … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain Sparkles at 60

I thought I’d seen Singin in the Rain too often to notice anything new about it, but the beautifully remastered 60th anniversary print proves me wrong.  Each frame is sharper, and the details sparkle.  For the first time, I noticed … Continue reading

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Thor: Much Ado About Boring

Okay, it’s unfair of me to say Chris Hemsworth is boring without even watching Thor, so I gave it a go. To be honest, my interest in the movie actually has to do with Tom Hiddleston, who is gleefully diabolical … Continue reading

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Teen Wolf: A Werewolf and his Scooby Gang

Yes, Teen Wolf is on MTV, but you should still give it a chance.  Give it a chance because the show, now in its second season, shares the winning combination of humor, horror, and high school with other great shows … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain: Watch it in theaters on July 12!

Seriously, buy your tickets now to watch this glorious musical in theaters next week at a special 60th anniversary screening, courtesy of Turner Classic Movies: If you’ve never seen Singin’ in the Rain before: lucky you, watching it for … Continue reading

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