The closing night film for the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival is a real audience pleaser. The Way Way Back is a fairly standard coming-of-age story about an introverted boy opening up to others thanks to good-natured people he befriends, away from his family. The film is not breaking any new ground nor is it [...]
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This has been a great year for animated movies and Despicable Me continues that tradition with it’s unusual character of Gru who is voiced brilliantly by Steve Carrell and who seems to be a blend of Dr. Evil, Looney Tunes, and the Addams Family. Aided by a multitude of not so bright yellow minions, Gru [...]
Here’s an order you don’t see every day. Why are we being told to keep our cell phones on for the theatrical presentation of Steve Carrell’s Despicable Me this weekend? Well it’s because Best Buy is ordering us to. If you choose to participate in the milestone event, Best Buy is delivering the ultimate in-movie [...]
Second City recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, and continues to retain its success both on the road with its touring troupe(s) and at home in its stationary troupes in Chicago and Toronto. The half-century old laugh factory prides itself on impromptu comedy as well as rehearsed skits. Television fixture Saturday Night Live has pulled much [...]