Posts Tagged ‘the film yap’
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Indy Film Fest: All the Wrong Friends

It misses an opportunity due to stereotypical characters, flat plot and stiff dialogue, but is at least a launchpad for a budding summer film program at SMU.
Miles Ahead - featured

New to View: July 19

Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic, a comic speculation of Elvis Presley & Richard Nixon's meeting, and a seminal Native American film lead this week's releases.

Indy Style - featured

Indy Style — July 15

Chris gives his top 5 picks for Indy Film Fest, plus reviews of "Ghostbusters" and "Everybody Wants Some!!" on video.
Treppe Aufwarts - featured

Indy Film Fest: Treppe Aufwärts

This seedy German family/crime drama feels more like the start of a good idea for a movie rather than a fully formulated one.

The Babymooners - featured

Indy Film Fest: The Babymooners

Created by a real-life pregnant couple, it’s part documentary, part fantasy, sketch comedy mixed with seriocomic confrontations with adulthood's abrupt arrival.
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Indy Film Fest: High Cotton

A nouveau Western / Southern gothic crime drama, “High Cotton” evokes “Of Mice and Men” in its tale of a dim but kindhearted bumpkin and his cleverer friend.

Baby Bump

Indy Film Fest: Baby Bump

“Baby Bump” will probably offend or even sicken some people. One thing it won’t do is bore you.
Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

New to View: July 12

The "ultimate cut" of "Batman v. Superman," faith-based drama "Miracles from Heaven" and the drama "The Dark Horse" lead this week's new Blu-ray & DVD releases.

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Buried Treasures: Carnal Knowledge

"Carnal Knowledge" covers a lot of ground — not just in terms of the passage of time, but in terms of cerebral depth.
The Secret Life of Pets stars Louis C.K. in Sony Animation's new film

No secret about these pets’ box office power

"The Secret Life of Pets" makes a smashing debut with $103 million, while "The Legend of Tarzan" and "Finding Dory" hold strong.

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Indy Style — July 8

On this week's show Chris reviews "The Secret Life of Pets," "Wiener-Dog," "The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble," "Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates" plus "I Saw the Light" on video.

“Tarzan,” “The Purge, “BFG” can’t top “Finding Dory”

"The Legend of Tarzan," "The Purge" and "The BFG" open weakly, with "Finding Dory" leading a weak Fourth of July weekend at the boxoffice.

Dear Eleanor

New to View: July 5

"Kung Fu Panda 3," Stephen Chow's "The Mermaid" and the coming-of-age film "Dear Eleanor" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
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Indy Style — July 1

On this week's show Chris reviews "The BFG," "The Purge: Election Year," "The Legend of Tarzan," "Swiss Army Man, "Our Kind of Traitor" plus "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" on video.