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2013 Movie Releases

Fading Gigolo (2013)

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Fading Gigolo tells the story of a pair of best friends who get into male prostitution. John Turturro plays the gigolo. Woody Allen is his pimp. Hilarity ensues. So much like myself, John Turturro has a way of pleasing the ladies. When he’s suddenly strapped for cash his buddy, Woody Allen, takes it upon himself to pimp him out. He ... Read More »

Enough Said (2013)

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Enough Said is a new romantic comedy made for old people. A massage therapist meets a man at a party and they start dating. She also meets a new client. Just as she’s starting to fall for the guy, she realizes her client is her boyfriend’s ex-wife. I said Enough Said is made for old folks because the leads aren’t ... Read More »

How I Live Now (2013)

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How I Live Now is an apocalyptic love story, about two teenagers finding love after nuclear war. Saoirse Ronan stars as Daisy, an American girl sent to an English countryside town to escape the looming war. She falls in love with some bloke, but then a nuclear bomb is detonated in London. Some army or another comes invading, and she ... Read More »

The Monuments Men (2013)

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The Monuments Men tells the true story of a small group of soldiers during WWII who were tasked with saving unique architecture and artwork that the Nazis were trying to destroy. There’s something really interesting about this film. On the one hand, it’s directed by and starring George Clooney, and comes across as Ocean’s 11 fighting Nazis, but at the ... Read More »

And While We Were Here (2013)

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And While We Were Here is a new romance that plays a lot to old Italian films. It follows a young married woman who travels to Italy with her husband and falls in love with another man while her husband is busy. Her husband is some sorta musician, and the two of them are a bit more grown up than ... Read More »

Diana (2013)

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Diana tells the story of the last two years of the late Princess Diana’s life. Her love with a Pakistani heart surgeon, work as a humanitarian and dealing with the intense light of fame all play a part in the film. It’s not clear yet if the film will show Princess Di at the time of her death, and go ... Read More »

All is Lost (2013)

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All is Lost tells the story of a lone sailor forced to keep himself alive after his sailboat sinks. Using only his own skill and the limited toolset at his disposal, the sailor fights the sea and the weather while trying to find salvation. I can only describe All is Lost as a bit of an “The Old Man and ... Read More »

American Hustle (2013)

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American Hustle is a new drama from David O. Russell about a con artist and his associate who had to work with the feds to help bring down a whole network of other con artists and dirty politicians. Should we even have to say “dirty” anymore in regards to politicians? Isn’t it assumed? But I digress. The film is based ... Read More »

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty tells the story of Walter Mitty, a shy, timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams. When a negative goes missing and his job and the job of his unrequited love are in jeopardy, he goes on a real life adventure around the world. Walter loves Cheryl, and he spends his days ... Read More »

Hell Baby (2013)

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Hell Baby is a new comedy from the creative team behind Reno 911! This time, they’re taking on exorcisms. A young couple who are expecting their first child move into a haunted house. The Vatican sends an elite team of exorcists who are to remove the demon from the unborn child inside the woman. With a rising body count and ... Read More »

Sweet Vengeance (2013)

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Sweet Vengeance is a new western about a woman seeking revenge after her husband is killed by a fanatical religious leader. The woman is a former prostitute, but she found her way to the straight and narrow with her husband. Actually, I’m not 100% sure she’s married, but she finds a guy she loves, and they’re going to start over ... Read More »

47 Ronin (2013)

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47 Ronin is a new action film about a group of samurai out to avenge their master. Interesting note: samurai stories are always about avenging masters. Maybe these masters should stop getting hurt, and there’d be less stories of their students slaughtering everyone in their path. This particular samurai story supposedly comes from an old legend. Basically, the samurai, when ... Read More »

Austenland (2013)

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Austenland follows a woman in her thirties who’s struggling with men because of her unhealthy obsession with all things Jane Austen. When she goes on vacation to a Jane Austen inspired resort she discovers her fantasies coming to life. So Jane is the main character. She wants to meet a Mr. Darcy to call her own. She has extremely high ... Read More »

Coffee Town (2013)

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Coffee Town is the first feature comedy produced by College Humor, and it tells the story of a webmaster who uses a local coffee shop as his office, only to find out that it’s being converted into a nightclub. So he and his moron buddies, who also frequent the coffee shop a little too much, decide to go to great ... Read More »

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