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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 […]

Bears (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Disneynature, the studio that created documentaries about African cats and chimpanzees, is back with an entertaining glimpse at the harrowing first year of two newborn bear cubs. Set in the magnificently remote wilderness of the Alaskan peninsula, Bears is a touching and exhilarating look at the hazardous journey a mother brown bear […]

Grudge Match (2013)

 Review by-Jarrett Leahy Pittsburgh boxing legends Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen and Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp were bitter rivals who split two epic title bouts back in the 1980’s. Right before their decisive third match, Razor inexplicably retired from boxing, all but disappearing into relative obscurity. Now thirty year later, the two are persuaded by Dante Slate Jr., a young, cocky […]

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Russell Baze, a steel worker struggling to scrape by in a dying Pennsylvania mill town, loses what little he has after a tragic accident lands him a five year prison sentence. Upon his release, Russell is troubled to discover that younger brother Rodney, an Iraq war veteran with mounting debts, is now […]