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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–LIFE OF PI

:30 Second Review–LIFE OF PI

Joyce Kulhawik April 6, 2013 0

LIFE OF PI which earned director ANG LEE an OSCAR this year– is  now out on DVD. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to see, check out my new :30 Second Review

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MOVIE REVIEW: A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD

MOVIE REVIEW: A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD

Joyce Kulhawik February 15, 2013 0

Some things never get old–and Bruce Willis as John McClane is one of them.  For the fifth time,  A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD brings the relentless NYPD hero back — this time in

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OSCAR MOVIE REVIEW: AMOUR

OSCAR MOVIE REVIEW: AMOUR

Joyce Kulhawik January 28, 2013 4

The Oscars are Feb 24, and over the next few days there are few “Oscar” films I need to catch you up on before the big event! See a French film called AMOUR which

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MOVIE: ANNA KARENINA

MOVIE: ANNA KARENINA

Joyce Kulhawik December 3, 2012 0

 The most ravishing movie of the season is ANNA KARENINA , novelist Leo Tolstoy’s sweeping pageant of love, marriage, passion, family, God, nature, and the constraints of class and society in 19th century Russia.  The

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MOVIE REVIEW: LINCOLN

MOVIE REVIEW: LINCOLN

Joyce Kulhawik November 8, 2012 2

I have seen LINCOLN– and he is Daniel Day-Lewis. This is an absolutely flawless performance, which together with Spielberg’s direction, Tony Kushner’s screenplay, based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book TEAM OF RIVALS,

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MOVIE REVIEW: FLIGHT

MOVIE REVIEW: FLIGHT

Joyce Kulhawik November 7, 2012 0

It’s hair-raising– but DON’T MISS this FLIGHT! It’s an unexpectedly emotional, quiet, faintly pious, but deeply engrossing dramatic thriller, which stars a slightly paunchy Denzel Washington as a veteran airline pilot named Whip Whitaker;

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MOVIE REVIEW: SAVAGES

MOVIE REVIEW: SAVAGES

Joyce Kulhawik July 10, 2012 0

Within the first minute of director Oliver Stone’s SAVAGES, we hear Blake Lively’s character say in voice over about the man we see sexually grinding her to a pulp, that she has “orgasms,” but

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: “MISS REPRESENTATION”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: “MISS REPRESENTATION”

Joyce Kulhawik March 8, 2012 0

Today is INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY and I embrace all my sisters the world over!  Female empowerment is one of THE pivotal issues of the 21st century and I am about to add fuel to

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

MOVIE REVIEW: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

Joyce Kulhawik December 20, 2011 0

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is a killer film that will leave you breathing hard, and thinking at warp speed. Directed by David Fincher and based on the smash international best-selling trilogy by

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