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HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

Joyce Kulhawik November 13, 2014 0

Will they be holiday hits? Will they win OSCARS? Add these to my Fall Movie Preview list for a complete big screen Holiday Movie Guide! (11/14) THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING He’s the English-speaking Einstein–British physicist Stephen Hawking–whose

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WIN TICKETS: MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2!

WIN TICKETS: MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2!

Joyce Kulhawik September 8, 2014 0

Win a pair of tickets to the one-night-only event MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2! MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2 will be shown in select theatres on Saturday, September 13th at 8:00PM live from the

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BEST MOVIES TO SEE NOW: “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” & “EDGE OF TOMORROW”

BEST MOVIES TO SEE NOW: “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” & “EDGE OF TOMORROW”

Joyce Kulhawik June 13, 2014 1

So many screens– so little to see. GODZILLA is godawful. And put a big X through X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. Coasting on the devotion of diehard fans who remember the back stories, this

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MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

Joyce Kulhawik April 4, 2014 0

Two quick reviews before the weekend! NOAH is a crazy film by Darren Aronofsky (THE FOUNTAIN, BLACK SWAN) manifesting the filmmaker’s trademark tussle with the unknowable and a feverish attempt to reconcile good and

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OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

Joyce Kulhawik January 17, 2014 2

The race is ON! Chris “Thor” Hemsworth helped hammer home the 86th Oscar nominations  with Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and the results are pretty much as I expected: AMERICAN HUSTLE and GRAVITY tied

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MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

Joyce Kulhawik December 2, 2013 4

I like THE HUNGER GAMES: series, and the second installment, CATCHING FIRE–despite a colleague’s calling it “a long slog”–absolutely held me. Once again, the charismatic Jennifer Lawrence as the reluctant firebrand Katniss Everdeen continues

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MOVIE: ALL IS LOST

MOVIE: ALL IS LOST

Joyce Kulhawik November 7, 2013 1

ALL IS LOST–Robert Redford’s latest as a man alone and adrift at sea– plays like an extended Viagra commercial.  You know– older, handsome outdoorsman testing  his mettle against the elements; there’s a broken mast

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MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

Joyce Kulhawik October 4, 2013 6

What is it about Sandra Bullock and one-word titles that place her at the mercy of out of control modes of transport? In GRAVITY the vehicle is a space “bus” of sorts, thousands of

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AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

AT THE MOVIES: BLUE JASMINE, ELYSIUM, 2 GUNS, WE’RE THE MILLERS, WOLVERINE

Joyce Kulhawik August 21, 2013 3

I have just seen the first OSCAR WORTHY performance by an actress this year– or any year: Cate Blanchett in BLUE JASMINE–Woody’s latest and absolutely one of his best films, ever. It’s become a

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SUMMER MOVIES: BEST (& worst) OF THE REST…

SUMMER MOVIES: BEST (& worst) OF THE REST…

Joyce Kulhawik July 26, 2013 1

I’ve yet to see THE WOLVERINE and believe I am the LONE CRITIC who loved THE LONE RANGER. Here’s the best & worst of the rest so far: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM–This revealing, heartbreaking

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