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February 20, 2013

Campus priest consults filming crew about JFK assassination


February 13, 2013

A St. Edward’s University faculty member recently consulted with the actors and directors of a new film about the Kennedy family, "Parkland.”  Rev. Louis Brusatti  was contacted by the makers of the film because of his ...

Zombie love story held afloat by Hoult performance

Film Critic

February 13, 2013

Nothing says romance quite like a zombie movie. I kid, but ever since Twilight first came out I was wondering when the inevitable zombie love story movie would happen. "Warm Bodies" fits in that weird grey area where after lea...

Documentary examines millionaire moguls hurt by financial crisis


January 30, 2013

The first 15 minutes are worrisome, because "The Queen of Versailles" appears to be yet another film about consumption starring a trophy wife and much older business mogul husband. In fact, "The Queen of Versailles" is a documenta...

Wahlberg continues downward slope with “Broken City”

Film Critic

January 24, 2013

"The Happening" was a much better film than "Broken City." I am of course referring to the train wreck that is the 2008 movie starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by noted hack M. Night Shyamalan. In that film, Wahlberg gives wha...

Bradley Cooper plays a mentally ill teacher opposite Jennifer Lawrence in “The Silver Linings Playbook”

Film Critic

December 4, 2012

It is hard to imagine the debonair Bradley Cooper as a victim of mental illness who has lost his home, wife and job and ended up in a mental institution. However, "The Silver Linings Playbook" (based on a book of the same name by ...

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