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Kevin Murphy and Mia Kirshner - 2013 SYFY Upfront Presentation - Arrivals - New York City, United States - Wednesday 10th April 2013

Kevin Murphy and Mia Kirshner
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Jaime Murray, Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Kevin Murphy, Mia Kirshner and Tony Curran

Rose Rollins, Daniela Sea, Laurel Holloman and Mia Kirshner - Rose Rollins, Mia Kirshner, Daniela Sea, Katherine Moennig, Laurel Holloman, Ilene Chaiken, Marlee Matlin West Hollywood, California - Showtime Bids Adieu To the Ladies of The L Word held at Cafe La Boheme Tuesday 3rd March 2009

Rose Rollins, Daniela Sea, Laurel Holloman and Mia Kirshner
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Mia Kirshner Saturday 25th October 2008 International Festival of Authors held at Habourfront center Toronto, Canada

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Now & Forever Review


Bad
This is one of those rare movies that starts off middling-to-bad, then gets worse... and worse... and worse, until you can bear it no longer and the credits roll. What anyone was thinking in putting together this story is completely beyond me. Angela (personal fave Mia Kirshner) is the daughter of a fiery adultress (Theresa Russell) and a crippled father. John (Adam Beach) is a native American wrestling with the typical ostracization we see of native Americans in the movies. They become unlikely friends, and over the years they witness each other's misery. Angela is nearly raped. John's love for her is spurned. Eventually, Angela develops a tragic illness (which is manifest in the film primarily through her red, puffy face). Later, there are superimposed ghostly images of our heros over amber waves of grain. Schmaltz has never been spread this thick, folks, especially not by the director of both Porky's and SuperBabies. This is truly horrifying stuff.

Not Another Teen Movie Review


Terrible
Fitting spoofs of at least 16 teen movies into one questionable parody film is like trying to fit ten pounds of sausage into a five pound bag. You just end up with a groan-inducing mess.

Stuffed solid with references to nearly ever teen-related movie made in the last 20 years (including a few I never knew were teen films -- American Beauty and Almost Famous?), Not Another Teen Movie is a headache-inducing, lame-ass ride down memory lane. It's a mystery just who the filmmakers think this movie's target audience is, considering that those of us who grew up in the '80s are most likely not going to get all the '90s teen movie references, and vice versa.

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Speed Of Life Review


Bad
When a movie opens with a scene of a naked Scott Caan bathing his character's also-naked invalid father (Leo Burmester), you know the Speed of Life is going to be pretty damn slow.

I don't know what else to make of this movie, another young-kid-can't-get-a-break flick, a kind of anti-coming of age story. Speed of Life features Drew (Caan) trying to care for dad, stricken with Alzheimer's. He's also enamored with a girl named Sarah (Mia Kirshner), a random street hussy who gets off on shooting guns, doing drugs, and having wild sex (as long as she is not required to get naked). Another friend is just trouble. And poor Drew just doesn't know what to do.

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Exotica Review


Essential
Exotica is a new dramatic thriller from Canadian director Atom Egoyan, who brings us this fascinating glimpse into the life of Francis Brown (Bruce Greenwood), a Canadian tax auditor whose life intertwines with a his brother and niece, an exotic animal smuggler, and, most importantly, the denizens of a strip joint called Exotica.

The action in Exotica jumps from one character to another, from location to location, and back into Brown's past occasionally, teasing the viewer with bits of information about how these people's lives are eventually going to gel into a cohesive story. As the story progresses, there are plenty of blanks left for the viewer to fill in as the action springs around. The seamless editing makes this seem natural, albeit a bit overdone at times, but eventually it all comes together to make perfect sense in the end.

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New Best Friend Review


Terrible
If the people behind the Girls Gone Wild videos were ever to develop a movie, New Best Friend would be it. Beautiful women grind on each other, share long, lingering kisses and (un)dress like they're preparing for a Maxim cover shoot.

Not a single shred of thought was invested in making this movie. There's not one sympathetic character or interesting thought to be found. If half the budget were actually spent on belly shirts and hair gel, I wouldn't be shocked.

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Love And Human Remains Review


Good
There's a little bit for everybody in Love and Human Remains, but as a whole, most people are likely to find this film somewhat daunting. This study of modern relationships is billed as a "dark comedy"--and I'm still trying to determine whether the designation fits.

Following the interactions of seven side-wardly mobile Canadians, Love and Human Remains explores questions of love, misery, loneliness, confusion, and the strange truth that all seem to be inexplicably present at the same time. The reality of this has been the subject of numerous romantic comedies and the like, but I'm not sure I've ever seen the topic handled quite this way.

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New Best Friend Review


Bad

A boring, unfocused twist on the dangerous-in-crowd B-movie archetype, "New Best Friend" stars innocent yet mysterious Mia Kirshner ("Exotica," "Not Another Teen Movie") as an insecure outcast at a tony North Carolina college who falls into a drug-induced coma a few weeks after falling in with the campus snob squad of well-heeled sexpots.

It seems party girls Meredith Monroe ("Dawson's Creek"), Dominique Swain ("Lolita") and Rachel True ("The Craft") took dowdy, pouty Kirshner under their collective wing and gave her a makeover that changed her life. Freed from her frumpy sweaters and bed-head hair, the girl suddenly lost interest in schoolwork and her one-scene nobody of a best friend. Now she's all about lip gloss, snug little spaghetti-strapped tank tops (braless, naturally) and inexplicably confident flirtations with the Big Man On Campus (Scott Bairstow), who didn't even know she was alive a few scenes earlier when he walked by in studly, teen-movie slow motion.

Now that she's laid up in a hospital bed, her barfly mother is screaming how the popularity triad must have done something to her, and the small town's temporary sheriff (the talented but badly miscast Taye Diggs) is conducting an investigation that the school's snooty dean wants kept quiet.

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Not Another Teen Movie Review


Good

If ever there were a genre long overdue for a vicious lampooning, it would have to be the cliché-plagued fantasy factory of the witless teen comedy/romance.

The popular jock, the cruel cheerleader, the arty-dreamy bespectacled girl, her shy geek best friend pining for her love -- these stock characters were glaringly unoriginal and badly acted back when John Hughes cauterized his "Pretty In Pink" formula into the heads of vacuous pubescents in the '80s.

Now the time for reckoning has arrived. A whole slew of central casting pop culture denizens -- and the literally dozens of throwaway flicks they inhabit -- get skewered something fierce in the ribald and relentlessly, no-jokes-barred satire "Not Another Teen Movie."

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New Best Friend Movie Review

If the people behind the Girls Gone Wild videos were ever to develop a movie,...

New Best Friend Movie Review

New Best Friend Movie Review

A boring, unfocused twist on the dangerous-in-crowd B-movie archetype, "New Best Friend" stars innocent yet...

Not Another Teen Movie Movie Review

Not Another Teen Movie Movie Review

If ever there were a genre long overdue for a vicious lampooning, it would have...

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