INDIEWATCH: ‘The Other F Word’ A Compelling Insight Into Punk Rocker Fatherhood

I know little about punk rock as a genre or social movement, but that made documentary “The Other F Word” that much more compelling. It follows some of punk rock’s front-men — Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise and much more — and documents the growing pains from very public…
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INDIEWATCH: ‘Movie 43’ Mostly An Absurd Gong Show

“Movie 43” opens with Charlie (Dennis Quaid) pitching an idea to film exec Griffin (Greg Kinnear). “If I can’t make this movie my way, then I’m outta the biz forever,” Charlie says, and so begins the first segment in this star-studded gong show. “Movie 43” is an anthology of goofball, obscene shorts, the first starring…
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REVIEW: The Pros And Cons Of ‘Machete Kills’

“Machete Kills” follows an ex-Federale (Danny Trejo), who has been enlisted by the United States president (Charlie Sheen) to chase a cray arms dealer with a penchant for lunacy and homicide. Setting the tone, the film opens with a gritty trailer for “Machete Kills in Space,” and I was actually jazzed. Director/composer/writer Robert Rodriguez hams…
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REVIEW: The Pros And Cons Of ‘Don Jon’

“Don Jon” is about a 20-something New Jersey dude whose passions are in what he possesses: his body, his apartment, his car, his family, his church, his boys, his girls. And his porn. Johnny, played by child actor turned mega star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, doesn’t realize he has a porn addiction, (he ranks it higher than…
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Pros And Cons Of ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’

I was so jazzed to see Part 2 of one of the best, most original horror movies I’ve seen this decade. And that was my No. 1 mistake. Ya gotta go in with low to no expectations. But all was not lost. Here are some pros and cons of “Insidious: Chapter 2.” PRO: Director James…
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