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R.I.P. Bob Hoskins (1942-2014)

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Top 6 Lists-Joseph Gordon-Levitt

List by-Jarrett Leahy Former child star Joseph Gordon-Levitt was already a fixture in Hollywood even before his small role as Young Norman in Robert Redford’s 1992 period drama, A River Runs Through It. After a successful television career that included a six year run on the cult hit, 3rd Rock From The Sun, Levitt forged […]

Transcendence (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Dr. Will Castor is one of the top experts in the expanding field of artificial¬†intelligence and is on the cusp of creating a fully conscious, cognizant machine¬†with ability to understand and express a full range of human emotions. His scientific success has raised¬†dire concerns with R.I.F.T., a group of anti-technology radicals who […]

Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy In a quiet, idyllic postcard of a town, Doug Varney is a straight-edge pharmacist with a crazed cyclist wife, an alternative son whose erratic behavior is getting more and more bizarre, and a domineering father-in-law with a propensity for disapproving criticism. Unexpectedly, Doug’s humdrum life gets a much needed shot of adrenaline […]

August: Osage County (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy After Beverly, the Weston family patriarch, mysteriously disappears, the three Weston sisters and their maladjusted extended family return to the Oklahoma family house to try to offer support to their ornery, dysfunctional mother from whom they’ve so desperately tried to escape. Based on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning play written by Tracy […]

Top 6 Lists-Cary Grant Comedies

List by-Jarrett Leahy When you think of acting legend Cary Grant, some of the things that first come to mind for most film fans are: handsome, suave, classy, ladies’ man. But what about gifted comedian? While recently looking at a list of my favorite comedies on Flickchart, I was pleasantly surprised to see how many […]

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Elise is a singer and tattoo shop owner; Didier is a banjo player in a bluegrass band. After a chance encounter, the two become instantly enamored. As they discover a shared passion for all things American culture, especially its wonderful music, they plunge headlong into a whirlwind affair of passionate affection. However […]