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Hot Docs 2015: Live From New York – Bao Nguyen

2015 represents the 40th anniversary of the television landmark comedy sketch series, Saturday Night Live, and Hot Docs was fortunate enough to host the international premiere of Bao Nguyen’s film … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trailer Tracks: The Golden Child (1986) – Michael Ritchie

Back in the 80s, it seemed Eddie Murphy could do no wrong… even when he did this fun little fantasy film that featured him taking on a demonic Tywin Lannister … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

48 Hrs. (1982) – Walter Hill

The 101 Action Movies brings me one of the classic buddy action movies, and despite the fact that it’s really good, it’s really tough to like any of the characters … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hanging with Axel Foley

I revisited my old friend Axel Foley this weekend. In the 80s the first two were simply awesome, it’s just too bad that they made such a misstep with the … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 1 Comment


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