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Everybody needs good neighbours – The Oranges review

By Richard Haridy February 12, 2013 The Oranges is a light, inoffensive, suburban dramedy about infidelity. Despite a strong cast, it’s an empty, pointless exercise in turning an interesting story into a vanilla confection. David (Hugh Laurie) and Terry (Oliver Platt) are best friends who live across the street from each other in a movie-styled […]

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Trailer Debut: That’s My Boy

Forget the fact that Adam Sandler is just 12 years older than Andy Samberg. The two of them star as father and son in the new comedy That’s My Boy. Though we’ve been given enough recent examples to abandon all hope for Sandler’s cinematic output, like an amnesiac klutz or a sadomasochist, we keep returning to […]

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The 10 least threatening movie killers

The 10 least threatening movie killers. By Simon Miraudo. Is there a more lovable actor than Steve Carell working today? We think not. Don’t you just want to cuddle him?! He’s abandoned his post at The Office and is now looking for more serious feature film fare, such as the recently announced Foxcatcher in which […]

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A weak drink – Country Strong review

Country Strong – Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw and Leighton Meester. Directed by Shana Feste. Rated M. By Hilary Simmons. Admit it. Y’all jus’ couldn’t wait to see Gwyneth Paltrow as a deep-Southern country-crooner with substance abuse issues embarking on a career comeback after an alcohol-induced miscarriage and high-profile stint in rehab. No? Well, if […]

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