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Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Extended Edition)’ Blu-Ray

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Extended Edition) Book by J.R.R. Tolkien Film by Peter Jackson Starring: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, & Ian McKellan Rated: PG-13 I’ve always been a collector. It seems to be ingrained in my blood. First it was little digital pets, then posters of my celebrity crushes (Oh, Leo – swoon), and finally rare memorabilia from films and in turn, their official Blu-Ray & Score releases. I am single-handedly keeping music stores ... Read More »

Theater Review: ‘All That Fall’ starring Michael Gambon

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If you were to know as little as I did about the play All That Fall prior to attending, you would likely be taken off guard by the highly intimate theater, the nearly-bare stage, the minimal props, the scripts-in-hand and the web of microphones hanging from the ceiling. But make no mistake, the most bewildering aspects of the show are in its brilliant writing and expert acting, proving just how captivating such a no-frills production can be. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Sweet Shop’ featuring Matthew Lewis

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The Sweet Shop is a quirky British romance that is rather like a piece of candy itself - not too complicated, but sweet, and consumed quickly. Read More »

Television Review: ‘Run’ starring Katie Leung

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Film directed by Charles Martin (episodes 1-2) and Jonathan Pearson (episodes 3-4) Written by Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan, Marlon Smith Starring: Olivia Coleman, Katie Leung, Lennie James, Katharina Schuttler ‘Run’ is a four-part dramatic mini-series that aired in the UK this year and is now available for American audiences for free via Hulu. Focusing each episode on the life of one character, the four vignettes intertwine and connect, showing how one person’s decision can affect any random stranger. The timeline ... Read More »