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Movie Review: Burlesque (November, 2010)

Director: Steve Antin Screenplay: Steve Antin Release Date: November 24, pills 2010 Actors: Christina Aguilera, discount Cher, Stanley Tucci, Eric Duane, Kristen Bell, Alan Cumming Burlesque follows the story of Ally (played by Christina Aguilera) who moves from Iowa where she was a waitress who felt there was something missing in her life and wanting more for herself. She decides to move to Los Angeles with a small amount of savings, unsure of what she is looking for. Ally comes across a club called “Burlesque” one night, and is completely mesmerized by the group of scantily clad dancers on stage. After just a few moments, she immediately decides that becoming one of the dancers is something she wants to do. After talking to the owner of the club (the ever talented Cher), and is immediately rejected, she decides to take it upon herself to start working as a waitress for “Burlesque”. ___ is reluctant, but gives into Ally working there. After coming home one night and discovering her apartment has been broken into and her money stolen, she asks to stay at the apartment of the Burlesque’s bartender (whom she has befriended). In the meantime, the Burlesque is in danger […]

Movie Review: You Again (September, 2010)

Director: Andy Fickman Screenplay: Moe Jelline Release Date: September 24, disinfection 2010 Actors: Kristen Bell, Odette Yustman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Signourey Weaver, Betty White, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Christine Lahkin Being the Kristen Bell fan that I am, I was thrilled to see this movie come up as an available screening. I was also very much in need of a cheering up, and a comedy with all my favorite celebrities was exactly what the doctor ordered! Kristen Bell plays Marni, who, in high school was tortured and teased by the beautiful and tall Joanna (Odette Yustman from Cloverfield and The Unborn) has become beautiful and successful working for a PR firm. Coming home for her brother’s wedding, she soon discovers that her brother’s fiance is none other than .. Joanna. Marni’s mom Gail (played by the wonderfully hilarious Jamie Lee Curtis) soon discovers that Joanna’s aunt Ramona (Signourey Weaver) was her best friend in high school and is now one of the richest women in the country. What ensues is a bit of silly behaviour in jealousy, revenge, and a whole bunch of hilarity. However, the movie feels neither completely one-sided – evil, or downright mean, which I think manages […]

Movie Review: When In Rome (January, 2010)

Director: Mark Steven Johnson Screenplay: David Diamond, more about David Weissman Release Date: January 29, viagra 40mg 2010 Actors: Kristen Bell, this Josh Duhamel, Anjelica Houston, Danny DeVito, Will Arnett, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard Light, funny, romantic. These are the words I would use to describe When In Rome, the romantic comedy starring Veronica Mars‘ Kristen Bell, and Las Vegas’ Josh Duhamel. (Both shows are cancelled, and have been for a few years.) Lately, when it comes to Hollywood, there have been very few good romances or romantic comedies suited for girls. In the past few years, thanks to Judd Apatow, there have been plenty for guys in the form of Knocked Up and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (of which I did enjoy and also had the spunky Kristen Bell). But girls like to watch romanticcomedies to laugh, to cry,and basically go “awww….”, a quality missing in ever so famous vulgar romances we’ve lately been subjected to. When In Rome has none of that special, almost fairy tale shine that modern classics such as Sleepless in Seattle, but it is certainly fun, enjoyable and full of scenes that will make you laugh. It is perhaps a bit less romantic than The […]

Movie Review: Astroboy (October, 2009)

Director: David Bowers Screenplay: Timothy Harris, capsule David Bowers Release Date: October 23, medicine 2009 Voice Actors: Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Samuel L. Jackson Based on the manga books and series created by Osamu Tezuka of the same name Astroboy is based on the japanese manga of the same name, an anime series that took Asia by storm. Astroboy has now returned to form in 3-D, as lovable as ever. Targetting family audiences, Astroboy is full of laughs, action and will be a film that the whole family can enjoy. In the floating city above earth, named “MetroCity” where robots have advanced to a point in which they are asked to do humans’ work, a little boy called Troy is lost forever. Astroboy’s origin comes to be once Dr. Tenma (Troy’s dad, voiced by Nicolas Cage), during a presentation for the president, loses Troy. In a desperate attempt to replace him, he creates a robotic replica of Troy using positive energy called “blue core”. Robot Troy has all the memories of Troy, and has no idea that he isn’t really the Troy that his dad had hoped to resurrect. However, as he figures out that he has special abilities, he also discovers that his dad no longer wants him […]