Movie Breakdowns

Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day!!! Well, sort of. Tomorrow it is and since I was raised on Bill Murray movies (like many others, though not nearly to the extreme my sisters and I were) this is essentially Bill Murray Day. So in honor of the ridiculous holiday I am breaking down the movie that became a game-changer […]

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The Fifth Wave

At work this past week there was a lively discussion about the upcoming box office numbers. So many outlets are predicting¬†Ridealong 2¬†would win another week and¬†The Revenant¬†would take the number two spot, but the bigger question was who would land at number three?¬†Dirty Grandpa or¬†Star Wars: The Force Awakens. No where in the conversation did¬†The […]

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Bachelorette

Bachelorette¬†is a kick-ass comedy about three female best friends since high school reunite the night before another friend’s wedding and wind up on a hunt to save the day when they accidentally destroy the bride’s dress. It premiered in 2012 and was written and directed by Leslye Headland (who also wrote¬†Sleeping With Other People). This […]

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The Intern

The Intern¬†premiered in theaters a few weeks ago and was a “surprise” hit. I say “surprise” because this is yet another instance of male reviewers looking at female-led movies or non-superhero movies and being confused as to why when they’re successful. The answer is very simple: regardless of quality, if an audience is starved and […]

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The Martian

The movie so many people have been looking forward to for months is finally here: THE MARTIAN. Directed by Ridley Scott and Written by Drew Goddard based on the book by Andy Weir, the story is about astronaut Mark Watney after he is stranded on Mars and the mission to retrieve him by NASA. Honestly, […]

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Tomorrowland

Hello all (5 of you…)! Sorry I have not been regular about posting. The past two months have been a little nuts. You may have noticed from other posts that I have begun writing for the site LA Screenwriter, they are an awesome site for aspiring screenwriters look for new articles on tips and skills […]

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