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Why aren’t documentaries more popular? Sure there’s the odd Michael Moore film that gets lots of attention, especially during the Academy Awards, but generally they don’t get the box office of superheroes and movie stars. Why? Reality TV is huge, and has been for a while. Youtube videos of real people telling their stories, and […]

Review: The Adjustment Bureau

Emily Blunt and Matt Damon Fight Fate

THE SETUP: A soon-to-be Congressman, with a bad boy reputation (Matt Damon), meets a dancer (Emily Blunt) by chance. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the plan for them to be together. Love would be a lot easier if a group of “fate herders” from an episode of Mad Men weren’t enforcing cosmic law, trying to tear them […]

Review: Capitalism – A Love Story

The usual Michael Moore schtick – timely information, heart-felt personal stories, delivered in an entertaining approach, and Moore’s huge ego.  You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be horrified, you’ll still be tired of Michael Moore. After becoming the most successful documentarian of all time through films like Roger & Me (1989), Bowling for Columbine (2002) and […]