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A classic novel made award-winning musical, Les Misérables has it all: a powerful story, interesting historical context and fantastic music. The musical, written by Alain Boublil and composed by Claude-Michel Schönberg (with English-language lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer), has been on stage for over 25 years. The overdue big screen adaptation allows this masterpiece to be [...]
It’s All Hallows Eve and your plan to give candy to the neighborhood kids – or hog it all and pretend nobody’s home — fell through courtesy of a socialite friend or two. They have a Halloween party to go to and while your “plus-one” status is mandatory, your closet is absent of a killer [...]
Welcoming the fall season with open arms is the auto-tuned, hilarious love letter to collegiate a capella, Pitch Perfect. In essence, imagine Glee without the hallway drama, with an added a splash of gut-busting pro-girl comedy, all poured over the sugary rim of Top 40 mash-ups. Doing what Bring It On did for cheer-leading, Pitch Perfect is [...]
With an issue that’s recently come back into fame courtesy of the Emmy Award-winning series Boardwalk Empire, Lawless brings bootlegging to the big screen.
‘The Possession’ gives horror fans the special effects and gore they expect, but doesn’t overdo it.
In this action-thriller, Bike messengers own the streets alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt. I have a feeling local bike stores are about to get a whole lot more business.
By all accounts, walking into The Campaign, I was ready for a brainless few hours of physical humor and loud laughs. The casting of Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, the brash, goofy humor associated with the duo and the film’s overall scale led me to expect an over-the-top political comedy.
Though entirely goofy and a riotous good time, the film was in no way brainless.
If you’re reading this, you were alive during the ‘90s. Celebrate those youthful years with a flashback to the times of Tommy Pickles and Courtney Love.
Freaky show – Five Points Horror Fest brings variety of scary flicks to Jacksonville.