Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Cattle Call: Ssshhhhhh!

Posted By on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:20 PM

The following comes from Bold Hype Gallery & Shop: Hello again Art lovers! We are working on a super secret project with Doug Rhodehamel and we need your help! We need a ton of clear plastic bottles! Bring in your empty water bottles or two liter bottles to Bold Hype...

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A sea-saw affair

Pesca makes a play to position itself as the big fish downtown

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

That downtown's most coveted dining location was left to idle away for years is astonishing. Developers lined up after Lee's Lakeside closed in July 2005, but legal squabbles delayed any restaurant opening until July of this year. Credit Manny Tato, owner of the Spice Modern Steakhouse, for finally reopening...

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Hit like a girl

Drew Barrymore's directorial debut rolls on steady wheels

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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Whip It Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures Rated: PG-13 Cast: Zoe Bell, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Ellen Page, Alia Shawkat Director: Drew Barrymore WorkNameSort: Whip It Our Rating: 5.00 At the movies, Drew Barrymore has always excelled at keeping secrets ' E.T. in the closet, a certain pyrokinetic ability, Adam Sandler's ability...

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We the sheeple

Michael Moore returns to his blue-collar roots

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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Capitalism: A Love Story Studio: Overture Films, Paramount Vantage Rated: R Cast: Michael Moore Director: Michael Moore WorkNameSort: Capitalism: A Love Story Our Rating: 4.00 Part of the venom, I believe, against filmmaker Michael Moore comes from his role as a social soothsayer: He possesses an innate ability to see...

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Layman's Troma

A zombie B-movie for people who hate B-movies

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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Zombieland Studio: Sony Pictures Releasing Rated: R Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Amber Heard Director: Ruben Fleischer WorkNameSort: Zombieland Our Rating: 2.00 Unencumbered by such petty nuisances as a point, a vision or even an ounce of social commentary, Ruben Fleischer's transparently hollow zombie flick still...

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Lovable liar?

Ricky Gervais coats the ultimate truth in a sweet facade

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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The Invention of Lying Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution Rated: PG-13 Cast: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor Director: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson WorkNameSort: Invention of Lying, The Our Rating: 4.00 There is nothing that doesn't lie on the surface of The Invention of Lying like...

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Delicate but potent nostalgia

Adventures of Buzz and Woody donâ??t need new technology to stand out

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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Toy Story 1 & 2 in 3-D Studio: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution Rated: G Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer Director: John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon WorkNameSort: Toy Story 1 & 2 in 3-D Our Rating: 4.00 Think back to 1995 for a moment and see...

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Ends: Good news for stargazers

Posted By on Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:29 AM

The Crosby Observatory at the Orlando Science Center will be open for viewing 5-9 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month, from Oct. 3-Feb. 2. They also do the Sunwatch 3-5 p.m. on first Saturdays, Sept.-May. I saw Jupiter when I was there recently for Cocktails &...

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

In the cough

Jane Campion returns with a chaste and boring love affair

Posted on Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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Bright Star Studio: Apparition Rated: PG Cast: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Thomas Sangster, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox Director: Jane Campion WorkNameSort: Bright Star Our Rating: 2.00 The movie poster for this costume drama from esteemed director Jane Campion ' her first feature since 2003's disastrous Meg Ryan-and-her-nipples vehicle In the...

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Finger walking with the ghosts

Rock's greatest vets bound by frets

Posted on Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 4:00 AM

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It Might Get Loud Studio: Sony Pictures Classics Rated: PG Cast: The Edge , Jack White, Jimmy Page Director: Davis Guggenheim WorkNameSort: It Might Get Loud Our Rating: 4.00 From the opening seconds of It Might Get Loud, director Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth) makes clear the reason he selected...

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