Welcome to The Bling Ring Generation

Originally published over at On The Screen Reviews Before Hollywood discovered the benefit of locking their doors when leaving town, a group of gutsy, celebrity-obsessed high schoolers ransacked the homes of Paris Hilton, Rachel Bilson, Orlando Bloom, and Lindsey Lohan…to name a few. And they posted their  designer booty on Facebook feeling the temporary fulfillment […]

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Lost in Translation: Visual Appreciation

  “I just don’t know what I’m supposed to be.”  In her sophomore smash hit, Sofia Coppola introduces us to a familiar world within the realms of loneliness and isolation. Lost in Translation revolves around Bob Harris (Bill Murray) who’s experiencing a mid-life crisis in Tokyo while filming a commercial advertising a whiskey for $2 million when he […]

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Christmas Movie Advent Calendar – Day Four

Scrooged is undoubtedly my favorite Christmas movie of all time – it’s a tale as old as time without the gimmicks or seriousness. It’s got one hell of a cast with the most memorable Scrooge himself, Bill Murray. The film was actually a resurgence for Murray who had taken an imposed four-year exile from Hollywood and what […]

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Review: Moonlight is Magnificent

  “At some point you’ve got to decide for yourself who you gonna be. And let nobody make that decision.”   Moonlight brings the internal struggle of being a gay black man in America out of the shadows by shining a light on the concept of masculinity within the context of personal identity.     […]

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On The Screen Reviews: The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation is a great made for TV movie. There. I said it. Nation is being billed as an important movie — a story that demands to be heard. I hear it, but my most anticipated movie of the year has left me completely empty. Since it’s double win in January at […]

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