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Movie Jibber-Jabber vol.7: “Jason Bourne,”

Movie Jibber-Jabber is The Film Yap’s new digest column – your one-stop week-in-review of film news and commentary, as well as a preview of what we have to look forward to over the next few weeks. It’s a light week here at the Jibber-Jabber. Review: Jason Bourne Jason Bourne was an action hero for the 2000’s […]

Charlie (Jeff Daniels) and Audrey (Melanie Griffith) put on a good show for her mother in "Something Wild," a 1986 Orion Pictures release directed by Jonathan Demme.

Class of 1986: ‘Something Wild’

One of Jonathan Demme's masterworks — just spiky enough to draw blood and an uncommonly gripping romance about rebellion, reinvention … and maybe redemption.
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Movie Jibber-Jabber Vol. 6: San Diego Comic Con, ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ Film Soceyology

This week, Evan discusses San Diego Comic Con and the new "Ghostbusters" film.

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The Gladiator Sequel that Never was: A film to end all films

If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s Gladiator epic from 2000, you have missed out on a truly seminal movie. Starring the brilliant Russell Crowe as the courageous Maximus Decimus Meridius, Gladiator boasted a superb narrative while it revived the careers of Crowe, Joaquin Pheonix and director Ridley Scott.   The ending of this film […]
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How factually correct was Last Vegas?

Last Vegas is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline. The film tells the story of three friends who take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. Billy (Douglas), […]

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Movie Jibber-Jabber Vol. 5: The F***, Yeah! Film Fest

This week's Jibber-Jabber looks back at the inaugural F***, Yeah! Film Festival — a weekend-long exploration of largely late-'80s / early-'90s action films.
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Movie Jibber-Jabber Vol. 4: You Must Remember This & Indy Film Fest

A light week, with information about Indy Film Fest and a great podcast about the history of Hollywood.