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Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople

July 12, 2016 16:36:31 Posted at July 12, 2016 16:36:31
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Sometimes you go into a movie with fairly high expectations, and based on previous work, you feel pretty good about those expectations being met. And sometimes, even expecting something good, your expectations are blown out of the water and you walk away from something great. Such is the case with Hunt for the Wilderpeople, the fourth feature film from New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi Full Story

Zac Efron is tired in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

July 11, 2016 14:02:51 Posted at July 11, 2016 14:02:51
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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The movie poster for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates promises the movie is full of "hot messes," and boy does it deliver as advertised. Mike and Dave is full of hot air, with some real laughs but a pretty thin premise. It really wants to be the new Wedding Crashers, but ultimately feels too calculated and even references the film in a lengthy scene before Zac Efron announces something along the lines of, "Wedding Crashers is just a movie!" This is sloppy seconds, with some good, yet sparse, jokes and too-frequent pop culture references. Full Story

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Matthew McConaughey in Free State of Jones

July 7, 2016 20:05:23 Posted at July 7, 2016 20:05:23
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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A Confederate soldier, played by Matthew McConaughey with a scraggly History Beard, navigates a Civil War battlefield. He’s a medic, more interested in alleviating whatever suffering he can than inflicting it on anyone else, and he’s dazed by the sheer scale of pain and misery surrounding him. Full Story

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I’ll just get out of the way

July 7, 2016 18:20:24 Posted at July 7, 2016 18:20:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Look… That’s what you want to do: look. I mean, I have things to say about this interview, and I will, tomorrow. Because, f-ck it, you’re not paying attention anyway. Part of my job is to use words. Part of my job is to get the f-ck out of the way. And I feel like, right now, you need me to get the f-ck out of the way. Full Story

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