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MOVIE REVIEW: BOYHOOD

MOVIE REVIEW: BOYHOOD

Joyce Kulhawik August 4, 2014 0

It’s one of the most talked about movies of the year and almost universally praised:BOYHOOD–and it’s mesmerizing. Oscar-nominated writer/director Richard Linklater has once again focused on the evolution of characters over time. Linklater, who

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INTERVIEW: ROB REINER “And So It Goes”

INTERVIEW: ROB REINER “And So It Goes”

Joyce Kulhawik July 11, 2014 1

We knew him first as Michael “Meathead” Stivic–Archie Bunker’s liberal son-in-law on Norman Lear’s iconic TV series ALL IN THE FAMILY. The actor, writer, producer, director eventually went on to helm Oscar-nominated movies 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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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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FREE SCREENING: “SHREK THE MUSICAL”

FREE SCREENING: “SHREK THE MUSICAL”

Joyce Kulhawik October 3, 2013 8

HURRY!!  YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A FREE SCREENING of Dreamworks Animation’s upcoming Deluxe Edition Blue-ray and DVD release: “SHREK THE MUSICAL” THE FIRST 25 PEOPLE TO RESPOND (via “Contact Joyce”

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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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MOVIE REVIEW: THE LONE RANGER

MOVIE REVIEW: THE LONE RANGER

Joyce Kulhawik July 3, 2013 0

Hi -yo SIL-L-L–VER!! It’s the best blockbuster of the summer to date! THE LONE RANGER rides again in a funny, exhilarating, verbally and visually witty action adventure that dares to be beautiful! The movie tells

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:30 SECOND REVIEW: “42”

:30 SECOND REVIEW: “42”

Joyce Kulhawik May 15, 2013 0

If you don’t have time to read the FULL TEXT REVIEW of “42”– check out my :30 Second Review with video for a short, smart critical assessment of this biopic about Jackie Robinson who

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:30 Second Review: IRON MAN 3

:30 Second Review: IRON MAN 3

Joyce Kulhawik May 7, 2013 0

IRON MAN 3 kicks off the summer! If you don’t have time to read my FULL TEXT review, here’s my :30 SECOND REVIEW with video– to get the bottom line fast!

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