IN THEATERS: ‘Don’T Think Twice’ Brings More Than Laughs

In “Don’t Think Twice,” things seem all warm, fuzzy and funny for improv comedy troupe the Commune. They prep for a show by doing word-association exercises. “Duck season” evolves into “Pew pew, Nintendo,” as the members play off each other, and in a voiceover, one shares improv is all “about a group working together in…
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‘Machete Kills’ Sure To Deliver Blood, Babes

I went through a Robert Rodriguez phase, as did the rest of America. He directed “Sin City” and ‘Planet Terror,” two visually striking and gory movies. After staying relatively low on the radar, his latest work “Machete Kills” opens in theaters this week. This is a sequel to 2010’s “Machete,” and if the name says…
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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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INDIEWATCH: Elle Fanning Shines In ‘Ginger & Rosa’

“Ginger & Rosa” Starring: Elle Fanning, Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks Written, directed by: Sally Potter Time: 1:30 Elle Fanning gives a nuanced tour de force in writer/director Sally Potter’s newest independent film, “Ginger & Rosa. Fanning plays Ginger, a fiery-haired teen who, with the help of her life-long bestie, Rosa (played by newbie Alice Englert),…
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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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