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Remakes have been very popular in Hollywood, especially now more than ever. Disney is Hollywood’s biggest studio, and it relies heavily on the repetition of popular productions’ successes. “The Beauty and the Beast,” “The Jungle Book” and “Aladdin” are three of their most beloved animated features that have been...

This year’s South by Southwest Film program encompassed 134 Feature Films including 101 World Premieres, 9 North American Premieres, 3 US Premieres, and 64 films from first-time filmmakers. I watched 27 of them, and after reviewing two in detail, I don’t want to leave y’all in the dark about the rest. SXSW film...

This year at South-By-Southwest Olivia Wilde’s new movie “Booksmart” had its world premiere. If that wasn’t enough, it was also her birthday and the whole Paramount Theatre, packed to the last of the 1100 seats, sang “Happy Birthday” along with the cast. She won’t ever forget that evening and the audience won’t...

After “50/50” in 2011 and “The Night Before” in 2015, director Jonathan Levine partners up again with multi-talent Seth Rogen, maintaining a stable four-year rhythm. They are joined by Charlize Theron, and the chemistry between the two actors makes this movie stand out from the mass of generic romantic comedies. The...

“A Christmas Story” (1983) Recall those incessant marathon airings of this film on Christmas Eve? Admit it —you probably swapped channels to catch those iconic moments such as the leg lamp, the bunny suit, or “you’ll shoot your eye out!” This film may be based on Jean Shephard’s own personal experiences, but you can...