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Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush - Phillip Attmore, Aaron Lazar, Rachel York, Megan Hilty, Clarke Thorell, Deborah Rush and Stephen R. Buntrock Sunday 13th May 2012 Closing night curtain call for the Encores! concert of 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' at New York City Center

Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush

Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush Wednesday 9th May 2012 Aaron Lazar, Rachel York, Megan Hilty, Clarke Thorell, Deborah Rush and Stephen R. Buntrock Curtain call for the first performance of the Encores! concert of ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ at New York City Center. New York City, USA – 0

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Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
Megan Hilty and Deborah Rush
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Megan Hilty

Deborah Rush - Deborah Rush and Chip Cronkite New York City, USA - Opening night of the Broadway production of 'Chinglish' at the Longacre Theatre - Arrivals Thursday 27th October 2011

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The Box Review


Good
Based on a Richard Matheson story, this film is another flight of fancy for Donnie Darko director Kelly. While it's fascinating and twisty, with a wonderfully creepy atmosphere, it's also pretentious and overwrought.

In 1976 Virginia, Norma and Arthur (Diaz and Marsden) are quietly struggling to keep their lives on an even keel while their teen son Walter (Stone) notices something's up. Then a facially deformed stranger (Langella) appears with a box topped by a button and a tantalising offer: push the button and earn $1 million, the hitch being that someone you don't know will die as a result. But Norma and Arthur are sucked down into the stranger's rabbit hole when their initial moral dilemma becomes something much more sinister and confusing.

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Julie & Julia Review


Very Good
Ephron reunites with Streep for this slightly overlong and very girly drama based on two true stories, both of which are involving and well-played. The comedy is earthy and real, and the film looks good enough to eat.

In 1949, Julia Child (Streep) is living in Paris with her diplomat husband (Tucci), looking to fill her spare time. She settles on cooking, and after completing Le Cordon Bleu teams up with two chefs (Emond and Carey) to write a French cookbook for the American market. In 2002 New York, Julie Powell (Adams) needs something to distract her from her job dealing with claims resulting from 9/11. With the encouragement of her husband (Messina), she decides to cook all 524 of Child's recipes in one year while blogging about the experience.

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Deborah Rush Thursday 23rd July 2009 Funeral service for celebrated newsman Walter Cronkite at St. Bartholomew's church. Cronkite, who reported from around the world and once was known as 'the most trusted man in America', died last Friday, (17Jul09), at his Manhattan home at the age of 92. New York City, USA

Half Nelson Review


Very Good
Dan Dunne never sleeps in the same place twice. No, he's not bedding some hottie every other night; he's home in his Brooklyn apartment. He might grab a few hours rolled up on his sheetless bed or a ratty couch, if he sleeps at all. In the opening sequence of Half Nelson, Dan (Ryan Gosling) sits dumbly at a coffee table, up all night from a coke binge, finally stirring to shut off his buzzing alarm clock. A new day is starting, with or without him. And he's scheduled to teach his middle-school history class, just like every other day.

At a time when social issues are usually discussed (or hollered about) at the far extremes, it's refreshing to see a film like Half Nelson that wallows in the gray areas. Gosling's Dunne is about as gray as it gets: He's a well-intentioned teacher, once eager to change the world, now stuck in a rut as a lonely, strung-out nobody. He gets jazzed imparting civil rights lessons to his mostly black class, but doesn't have enough pride in his own existence. In short, it's a role made for an actor like Gosling, who revels in character complexities as effectively as some of the greats. In Gosling's able hands, Dunn is likable, logical, perhaps even charming -- but would you want your kids taught by a crack addict?

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Strangers With Candy Review


Very Good

Amy Sedaris' Comedy Central series Strangers with Candy was an absurdist deconstruction of after school special conventions, following the wacky travails of 46-year-old ex-junkie, ex-con, ex-prostitute Jerri Blank (Sedaris) as she reentered high school as a freshman student. A potent cocktail of vulgarity, farcicality, and switchblade-sharp wordplay, the show was a mild cult hit for the then-fledging cable channel (as well as its first original live-action program), running for three brief seasons and eventually launching the career of Stephen Colbert (The Colbert Report). Unceremoniously cancelled in 2000 just as it was hitting its ludicrous stride, Strangers with Candy seemed destined to become another footnote in television history, consigned to the same overlooked fate as Chris Elliot's Get a Life and Fox's recently canned Arrested Development. Until, that is, Sedaris and co-creators Colbert and Paul Dinello somehow convinced David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Inc. to produce a feature-length version of the disregarded pseudo-sitcom, which now arrives in theaters like a giant middle finger to every inspirational Hollywood melodrama that tries to argue that people can transform themselves for the better, hard work is rewarded, and heroin is bad.

Unfortunately, however, the cinematic Strangers with Candy - directed by Dinello, who also reprises his role as idiotic, effeminate art teacher Geoffrey Jellineck - only maintains its antagonistic inappropriateness long enough to fill out its first 45 minutes; after that, the tank runs pretty dry and the proceedings become akin to a mediocre TV episode in which plot, rather than scatological silliness, is the main focus. Its story is a prequel of sorts to the Comedy Central series. The film kicks off with a credit montage of Jerri's hilarious exploits in prison (murdering a fellow inmate, enjoying a shower with a naked female) before following her home, where she discovers her dad (Dan Hedaya) is in a coma, mom is dead and replaced by hateful stepmonster Sara (Deborah Rush), and she now has a loathsome jock half-brother named Derrick (Joseph Cross). When the family physician (played by Ian Holm!) suggests that Jerri might cure her father by trying to undo the past thirty-two years-worth of depraved behavior, she decides to enroll at Flatpoint High, where she finds herself both tussling with barely-in-the-closet science teacher Chuck Noblet (Colbert) and blissfully moronic principal Blackman (Gregory Holliman), and hanging out with friends Megawatti Sukharnabhoutri (Carlo Alban) and Iris Puffybush (Dolores Duffy).

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In & Out Review


Weak
Lackluster and highly overrated film about a small town schoolteacher who is outed on national TV. The stir it creates in the town is one helluva hootnanny! Or so we are supposed to believe. Droll and not very funny, saved only be a great performance by Kline. Somehow Cusack got an Oscar nomination out of this thing, which proves that, yes, the fix really is in.

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American Wedding Review


Good
That wacky American Pie crew is back -- er, a handful of them, anyway -- for a lackluster third and undoubtedly final outing with sex, pie, and ice cream. Okay, there's no pie or ice cream.

Picking up three years after American Pie 2, we find pastry-loving Jim (Jason Biggs) and band-camper Michelle (Alyson Hannigan) graduating from college and still in love. A wedding is deemed in order, which brings back Jim's pals Kevin (Thomas Ian Nicholas), Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas), and Stifler (Seann William Scott) to plan the blessed event. Of course, any married man knows that no wedding in history has ever been organized by three hapless guys, and when the crew drives three hours to Chicago to buy Michelle a wedding dress (huh!?) you know we're in for an old-fashioned round of Spot the Plot Device.

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American Wedding Review


Bad

The people behind the "American Pie" franchise seem to be genuinely under the impression that in the course of two gross-out movies audiences looking for lowbrow laughs have actually come to care for the series' one-dimensional characters.

Despite the fact that these comedies have been built almost entirely around boorish body fluid jokes and a very few bawdy gems ("This one time, at band camp..."), in "American Wedding" director Jesse Dylan jumps so impetuously from dog-doo-mistaken-for-chocolate gags to trite tender-moment montage sequences to sex scenes involving invalid grandmothers that none of it -- the jokes or the sentiment -- comes across with any conviction.

The plot of this third "Pie" movie revolves around the Murphy's-Law-plagued pre-nuptials of nervous nerd Jim (Jason Biggs) -- whose pastry-inclined self-gratification gave the first movie its title -- and flaky, sweet, secretly kinky geek Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), who fell in love with each other's sexual deviancies in "American Pie 2."

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The Box Movie Review

The Box Movie Review

Based on a Richard Matheson story, this film is another flight of fancy for Donnie...

Julie & Julia Movie Review

Julie & Julia Movie Review

Ephron reunites with Streep for this slightly overlong and very girly drama based on two...

Half Nelson Movie Review

Half Nelson Movie Review

Dan Dunne never sleeps in the same place twice. No, he's not bedding some hottie...

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Strangers with Candy Movie Review

Strangers with Candy Movie Review

Amy Sedaris' Comedy Central series Strangers with Candy was an absurdist deconstruction of after school...

American Wedding Movie Review

American Wedding Movie Review

That wacky American Pie crew is back -- er, a handful of them, anyway --...

American Wedding Movie Review

American Wedding Movie Review

The people behind the "American Pie" franchise seem to be genuinely under the impression that...

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