Tag Archive for Reviews

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 is the sequel to the 2001 film of the same name and stars Ben Stiller. He also directed this film. Review by Steve Duffy – When the “world’s most beautiful people” are systematically assassinated with formerly famous male model Derek Zoolander’s trademark “Blue Steel” look on their face, Interpol recruits Derek and his…

Mustang

Review by Steve Duffy – Mustang is set in a remote coastal Turkish village and depicts life of five wild orphaned sisters (Gunes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Dogusiu, Tugba Sungurogiu, Elit Iscan, and Ilayda Akdogan) and challenges they face growing up as girls in a conservative and strict society. The “so-called scandalous” event that triggers the…

Burnt

Review by Steve Duffy – Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all – and lost it. A two-star Michelin rock star with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste.…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Review by Steve Duffy – The wait is over! The most anticipated sequel from 2012’s blockbuster The Avengers is here. The film opens with the mighty Avengers: Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) in mid-battle trying to…

Museum of the Moving Image

Steve Duffy recently took a trip to NYC – I love movies. Any time that I have the opportunity to experience anything movie related, I jump on the chance. On a recent visit to New York City, I explored the Museum of the Moving Image, a treasure trove of artifacts of television and movie history.…

The Gunman

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –   Is Sean Penn the new “old guy” action hero?       It has been a few years since we last saw Penn taking on the lead role in a film. Penn portrays Jim Terrier, an international operative who is trying to leave his past behind him…

Cinderella

Review by Lynn Resident Steve Duffy –       Kenneth Branagh brings the iconic tale of Cinderella to life in this whimsical and colorful retelling of Disney’s original 1950’s tale. Lily James plays Ella, the orphaned daughter of (Hayley Atwell) and (Ben Chaplin). After her father passes away, she is left in the care…

Jupiter Ascending

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy – “Jupiter Ascending” is a sci-fi saga that tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), an undocumented alien, with signs predicting she was destined for great things. Her dreams take her to the stars and beyond, but she wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning…

Into the Woods – Movie

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –   Into The Woods is an adaptation of the beloved and dark 1987 musical from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The story follows a few iconic fairy tale characters whose worlds collide in an enchanted woods, all hoping to find their happily ever after. Cinderella (Kendrick) dreams of…

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical

Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –     This Christmassy stage adaptation is based on the classic film, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, which starred Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye.   Stepping into the dancing shoes of Crosby and Kaye are James Clow (Bob Wallace) and Jeremy Benton (Phil Davis), two war veterans who bring…