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‘Punk Syndrome’ and André Gregory at the Carlton this week

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This week at the Carlton (Dec 13th-19th 2013)

punk syndrome 01The Punk Syndrome

The Punk Syndrome is a cinéma vérité style documentary that follows a punk rock band from Finland made up of four men with mental disabilities and the blood, sweat, and tears that goes into the process of creating music. (more…)


‘Admission’ manages to avoid academic probation

 

Admission-MovieNew in theaters today, Mar 22 2013, is the newest film from the man behind Being Flynn, About a Boy and the original American Pie, director Paul Weitz, Admission. The comedy features Tina Fey hot off her final episodes of the smash hit TV series 30 Rock and comedy’s everyman Paul Rudd in a story about an admissions facilitator and a passionate teacher. So how does the film fare in making the grade?

Admission

Starring: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff, Gloria Reuben, Wallace Shawn, Michael Sheen and Lily Tomlin

Written by Karen Croner based on the novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Directed by Paul Weitz

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Vampires get ‘Clueless’ as Amy Heckerling & Alicia Silverstone bring us ‘Vamps’

Amy Heckerling teams up with her Cluelessstar Alicia Silverstone for the first time since Clueless to give us the horror comedy Vamps. Bringing along a stellar supporting cast and co-starring Krysten Ritter (Don`t Trust the B—– in Apartment 23), Heckerling and Silverstone are trying once again to bring us the charm and fun that permeated their previous now classic comedy, but does Vamps have enough bite to deliver? Now thanks to Anchor Bay Entertainment we can find out the answer on Blu-Ray.

Vamps – Blu-Ray Review

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Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Sigourney Weaver and Wallace Shawn.


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Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-Ray Review

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Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-Ray 

Starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Peter Falk, Carol Kane and Billy Crystal

Written by William Goldman

Directed by Rob Reiner

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year is The Princess Bride, a small fairy tale that over time has become a timeless classic spanning generations. Featuring new packaging as well as a brand new 30 minute long special feature on top of all of the features from the 20th anniversary edition, the 25th anniversary edition turns out to be a packed Blu-ray.  The question remains: is this edition worth the upgrade if you already own a copy of this classic yarn?

In case you don’t know the story, when a young boy falls ill his grandfather pops round to visit him. In an attempt to cheer up his grandson (Savage), Grandpa (Falk) has brought a…

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