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Janna Does TIFF: Life of Crime

A clueless housewife, two incompetent kidnappers, a gun-toting roommate, a wimpy hopeful lover, and an indifferent husband with a brash mistress – sounds like the beginning of a great joke, right? Or at least the makings of a fun and mad-cap comedy. Unfortunately, despite the talented actors and empowering ending, Life of Crime never really […]

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The Closer You Look: “Now You See Me”

The world has always had its best and brightest. Harry Houdini. David Copperfield. Siegfried and Roy. Penn & Teller. David Blaine. Criss Angel. And now… The Four Horsemen. In movie-world, that is.

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Not What it Seems: “The Great Gatsby”

Nick Carraway, the omnipresent narrator-slash-tour guide of The Great Gatsby, describes the titular character as “the single most hopeful person I’ve ever met.” He could just as easily be describing the film’s director, Australian Baz Luhrman, whose decadent and elaborate take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel of reinvention and deception opened May 10th. Like Gatsby, […]

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