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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...

Usually remakes are a product of Hollywood’s lack of ideas or refusal to try out something new, but once in a while there’s one that gives a contemporary touch to a classic story. Movies like “Oceans 11,” “Scarface” or “The Departed” became modern classics, and now we have to add actor Bradley Cooper’s directorial...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

Writer and director Wes Anderson is well-known for quirky characters, masterfully over-composed and stylized shots and fantastic stories. A whole new world opened up for him when he switched to animation with the stop-motion feature “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” and for a meticulous, fantasy-rich filmmaker this is Anderson at...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg’s next movie “Ready Player One,” he used the time spent in post-production to quickly shoot “The Post,” a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America. After compiling a report for the State Department on the war in...

Star Wars is back! Two years after the start of the new trilogy the saga continues with “Episode 8: The Last Jedi,” and never were there more stars, more space ships, more aliens and more epic fights. At the end of Episode 7, Rey finally found Luke Skywalker, but he now seems unwilling to train her in the ways of the...