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‘The Voices’ will make talking to your pets feel so wrong

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) spends his days working the nine-to-five shift at his new job at the Milton Bathtub Factory. Jerry is chipper to the point that he may turn some people off, but he never stops trying to make friends. Friends are something that Jerry could use because the only other conversation he has is with his dog Bosco and his cat Mr. Whiskers. Things are looking up though, Jerry has been tasked with planning the company picnic and he’s asked a girl (Gemma Arterton) out on a date. Jerry is so excited to share the news he rushes home to tell his pets about Fiona. Oddly enough, both Bosco and Mr. Whiskers start talking back.

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Neil Jordan’s ‘Byzantium’ Movie Review

Byzantium Written by Moira Buffini Directed by Neil Jordan UK/USA/Ireland, 2012 Two female vampires holed up in a seaside town hotel; for certain savvy viewers, this distilled description of Byzantium’s premise may bring to mind Harry Kümel’s strange and sensual film Daughters of Darkness from 1971. Neil Jordan’s return to both horror and the bloodsucking …

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‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” a silly, embarrassing experience

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Directed by Tommy Wirkola Written by Tommy Wirkola USA, 2013 A film in which the fairy-tale characters Hansel and Gretel, after their famous encounter with a nasty witch in an alluring candy-coated house, decide to take arms against all witches in the world sounds about right for a SyFy movie …

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FNC 2010: Tamara Drewe

“Ultimately, the film is never quite clearly defined. Be it on a thematic, stylistic or narrative level, it never commits – not even to non-commitment.” Tamara Drewe Directed by Stephen Frears It has been many years since Stephen Frears has made a good film, and if Tamara Drewe is any indication, it will be many …

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