In fact, the last time I went to a rave (in 1991, when the scene was already on its way out), it cost $8. Today, it's like $20. Groove's $2 rave sounds a little phony, a little dated.
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Well, the lackluster Groove eventually made a little over a million dollars at theaters, despite a crush of marketing and hype. (Blair Witch earned $140 million in the U.S.) And Harrison slipped back into obscurity.
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The ranks of stuntwomen are pretty thin - one scene at a meeting of their union seems to show about a dozen members, tops - but filmmaker Amanda Micheli found two of the group's icons, Jeannie Epper and Zoë Bell, who serve as sort of bookends for the industry's last couple decades, as they were both the stuntwomen for iconic female TV action stars. In the 1970s, Epper did stunts for Lynda Carter on Wonder Woman (astonishingly campy scenes from which are included here), while Bell was hired at the age of 18 to be Lucy Lawless' stuntwoman on Xena: Warrior Princess. It's one of the film's primary attractions that, besides simply being icons, both Epper and Bell are intensely animated, engaging and likeable people, whom it's nearly impossible not to root for.
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In a busy year that has seen John Krasinski star in movies and TV shows, he somehow managed to find the time to direct, produce and star in the new...