Tag Archive for Film

Glass

Film review by Steve Duffy – The only reason to see Glass is because of James McAvoy’s incredible performance! From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb…

5 Questions: Carolyn Hennesy

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Adding to her impressive acting resume, LUCASFILMS recently announced that Emmy Award winning actress Carolyn Hennesy will be the new voice of Princess Leia Organa in the Lego Star Wars franchise. Carolyn has dazzled as the deliciously vicious Penelope Ellisa on ABCs critically acclaimed series REVENGE. …

Napoleon Dynamite Movie & Conversation with Cast Members

See the cult classic Napoleon Dynamite and chat with cast members at the Lynn Auditorium this Sunday, January 13th, 2019 Tickets available online The beloved indie classic Napoleon Dynamite was made almost 15 years ago. Since then much has changed; but the characters, as enduring as they are endearing, stay in our hearts. Appealing to the…

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie Film review by Steve Duffy – Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm…

Mary Poppins Returns

Film review by Steve Duffy – Marry Poppins Returns The film is set in 1930’s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels) and is drawn from the wealth of material in PL Travers’ additional seven books. In the story, Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his…

Green Book

Film review by Steve Duffy – One of my favorite movies of the year! Peter Farrelly breaks away from his lowbrow comedy roots and delivers a road trip for all of us. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class…

5 Questions: Sean Anders

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Instant Family is inspired by the real events from the life of writer/director Sean Anders and his wife as they experience the ups and downs of becoming parents.   SD: Any hesitation on making a film based on your own personal experiences and sharing it with…

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Film review by Steve Duffy – The Grinch: “I know what to do; I’m going to steal their Christmas!” The Grinch may have stolen their Christmas, but you may feel like he stole your time. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos…

5 Questions: Danny Aiello

To purchase tickets to an Evening with Danny Aiello and a screening of Stiffs on October 28, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions: Danny Aiello Legendary actor and critically acclaimed singer, Danny Aiello is a native of New York City and has a reputation for no-holes-barred stage and screen performances which are brimming with honest emotion. Mr.…

Halloween

Halloween Review by Steve Duffy – Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. The great thing about this Halloween is that it…