Monthly Archives: March 2011

The King of Kongs

The 1930s. The decade of the Great Depression. Music and gangsters dominated the box office. And yet, a giant gorilla saved a major film studio (RKO) from bankruptcy in 1933. It wasn’t music, singing, dancing, or machine guns. I reiterate:…

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Limitless Movie Review

The very title seems to invite excess: Limitless. This new thriller from director Neil Burger (The Illusionist) offers the Philadelphia-born, up-and-coming leading man Bradley Cooper the opportunity to prove that his breakout appeal in the comedy hit The Hangover was…

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