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Video - Amber Heard Turns Heads At 'When I Live My Life Over Again' Tribeca Screening


The cast of music drama 'When I Live My Life Over Again' were snapped on the red carpet at the film's screening at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival

Ann Magnuson - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival for a screening of 'When I Live My Life Over Again' in New York, United States - Sunday 19th April 2015

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Toys For Tots 2007 At David Barton Gym

Ann Magnuson Tuesday 11th December 2007 Toys for Tots 2007 at David Barton Gym New York City, USA

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Retailer, Decadestwo Celebrates The Opening Of Expanded Space Within The Store - Arrivals

Ann Magnuson Wednesday 18th July 2007 Retailer, Decadestwo celebrates the opening of expanded space within the store - Arrivals West Hollywood, California

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6th Annual Over-the-top Floral Headdress Fashion Show, Tulips & Pansies - The Headdress Affair At Bridgewaters In The South Street Seaport

Ann Magnuson Monday 21st May 2007 6th Annual over-the-top floral headdress fashion show, Tulips & Pansies - The Headdress Affair at Bridgewaters in the South Street Seaport New York City, USA

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Open House Review


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Movies about real estate are few (The Money Pit and Duplex are the only things that immediately springs to mind), but musicals about real estate simply don't exist.

Until now!

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The Caveman's Valentine Review


Excellent
After working as an actor for some time, Kasi Lemmons (The Silence of the Lambs) wrote and directed her first feature, Eve's Bayou, in 1997. She has since spent the past 4 years putting together The Caveman's Valentine, which took 10-plus producers to come to fruition. Instead of directing original material, Lemmons directs from the book by Georges Dawes Green, who adapted it for the screen.

Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Shaft) teams up with Lemmons again (he played the philandering husband in Eve's Bayou) to star as the disturbed and homeless Romulus. Thankfully, no easy explanation is ever uttered as to the nature of his psychosis. He lives partially obsessed with a fantasy world in which exotic dancers inspire his hands on the piano, and his ultimate nemesis resides in the Chrysler building.

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Night At The Golden Eagle Review


Very Good
Old town Los Angeles, just south of the high-rise financial district, is a seedy, run-down visage of what once was a thriving metropolis. Filled with drugs, prostitution, and vagrants, it represents a dark underbelly of the glamour of Hollywood. In the heart of all this mess is the Golden Eagle hotel, setting for Night at the Golden Eagle, by director Adam Rifkin.

The film presents a snapshot of the hotel and its inhabitants, looking into a night filled with murder and gluttony in the doldrums of a desolate world. Tommy (Donnie Montemarano) and Mick (Vinnie Argiro) are two life-long friends from Brooklyn, in their early sixties, who have made their way as crooks. Tommy has just been released from prison, and Mick has brought him back to the hotel, where he surprises his buddy with a story of how he has gone clean. No more crime, booze, or floozies for Mick, who has saved up enough dough for the both of them to get on a bus at 7 a.m. the next morning to head for a new start in Vegas. But a mischievous Tommy, anxious after seven years in the pen, gets into some trouble after being propositioned by the seductive Amber (Natasha Lyonne). Amber is a "whooore," as Tommy refers to her with his thick Brooklyn accent, and part of a small prostitution ring run by Rodan (Vinnie Jones) from within the building. After the encounter, Tommy finds that he has compromised Mick's plans for Vegas and must somehow avoid the twisted Rodan in order to make his escape.

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The Nomi Song Review


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Andy Warhol said that we'd all be famous for 15 minutes, but he may have missed the mark. As it turns out, everyone will be famous for long enough to have a feature-length film made about their life.

Klaus Nomi was a 1980s musical oddity I had never heard of, but presumably enough people had to merit making a movie about him. Nomi was a real oddity, even for the glam-stricken '80s. Classically trained as a falsetto opera singer, he found himself in a world with no demand for classically-trained falsetto opera singers. Pop was in, particularly hair bands.

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Clear And Present Danger Review


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Jack Ryan returns for a third outing in Clear and Present Danger, reuniting Harrison Ford's Ryan with director Phillip Noyce, who also directed Ford-as-Ryan in Patriot Games.

Too bad that with plenty of raw material (notably Willem Dafoe as an American mercenary working in Columbia), Danger comes up awfully short. For starters, what is our CIA hero doing poking around in the Colubian drug trade? Sure, he's rooting out a huge conspiracy that goes all the way up the U.S. political ranks, but must we be subjected to endless Latino stereotypes en route to that? Clancy is always at his best when he's dealing with terrorists or Russians. Here we have a plot (nearly 2 1/2 hours in length) that trots out the usual exploding drug factories and endless cartel assassinations. Ryan's escape from a troublesome mission is infamous for the bad guys' repeated inability to hit a near-motionless target.

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Still Breathing Review


Good
Lighthearted and almost David Lynch-ian romance about a cruel gold digger living in L.A. and a puppeteer living in San Antonio -- who dream about each other. Another fine attempt at breaking the mold of romantic comedy... but lacking, oddly, the comedy.

Love & Sex Review


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The good news: Movie is called Love & Sex.

The bad news: Director of Love & Sex is a woman.

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Small Soldiers Review


Good
Joe Dante's action story, about military-chip-endowed toys that wreak havoc on the neighborhood, is well-intentioned, and with five writers it ought to be. But while Dante would love to recapture the magic of Gremlins, he ends up capturing only the disappointment of Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Phil Hartman's final movie.

The Caveman's Valentine Review


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"The Caveman's Valentine" is a terrible title for an intelligent movie. It sounds like some B-grade fright flick from the 1950s with screaming blondes in strategically torn outfits being abducted by ape men found living on an uncharted island.

As it turns out, this "Caveman's Valentine" is actually a provocative, stylized psychological thriller/murder mystery about a one-time musical genius long ago driven out of a normal life and into homelessness by acute paranoid schizophrenia.

Played with an astonishing array of nuance by cinematic chameleon Samuel L. Jackson, Romulus Ledbetter is a disheveled, massively dreadlocked, ranting but misunderstood madman. His mind has become a tangled, delusional plane where an unseen evil -- an omnipotent adversary with powerful ray weapons -- conspires against him to take over the world.

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