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Posts Tagged ‘ romantic comedy ’

Friends with Kids


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It’s a story as old as time, really. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl become best friends. Boy and girl can’t find lifelong significant others so they decide to have a baby together to avoid the toll a kid takes on a marriage. OK, maybe this story isn’t all that old, but since Friends with Kids can’t stick to its laurels, the story becomes as old as time. Continue reading

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Warm Bodies


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A few months back I had to do a little research into the state of the gun industry in the United States. Now, this was before the tragic events that have redefined the discourse surrounding our gun-centric culture. No, at this time, one of the biggest factors driving gun purchases was preparation for the zombie apocalypse. Gasp you should, but before you follow that with a disbelieving scoff, I found that information at reputable sites like the Washington Post and sites devoted to gun and ammunition trade shows. The point is America seems to like one thing more than guns: zombies. More importantly, how do you survive an attack and what’s your weapon of choice? Luckily, a refreshing change of pace to combat the Walking Dead’s in the entertainment industry can be found in Warm Bodies. Continue reading

Silver Linings Playbook


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Jennifer Lawrence has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in Winter’s Bone and I was unconvinced. She played a strong-willed fighter in The Hunger Games, and she played a boring Mystique in X-Men: First Class. This is not to say I dislike Ms. Lawrence; I just felt she hadn’t played anyone significant with substance. In Silver Linings Playbook, she brings the long-awaited substance and it’s brilliant. Continue reading

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