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UPDATE: Jules Bruff just won BEST ACTRESS for her role in PART TIME FABULOUS from the Monaco Charity Film Festival.
When you put Fabulous in a movie title, you're setting the bar pretty high. Even if you qualify it with a Part Time, you got expectations to consider. Part Time Fabulous will fulfill those expectations and then some, but maybe not quite like you would expect with your...expectations.
Let's get it out there, this is not a period-piece, set in the 60s, spring break (although they didn't call it that back then) summer flick with coy debutantes laying waste to an entire swath of locals, yet still having to deal with family and money issues. That's my script for Alethea's next movie, if she'd just pick up the phone one more time – curse that caller-id!
No. This Part Time Fabulous is fabulous in a far more lonely and compelling way. It's about the times when we doubt, distrust and demean ourselves through no fault of our own. By some trick of the universal Mother Nature genetic lottery, or possibly other, more man-made chemical fallout, the machine is humbled into harming itself through synaptic trickery and illusion.
The Proposal (2009) Sandra. Sandra Sandra Sandra. Rom-com? Again? Well, she's back with a slightly formulaic outing this time that...works. And no small part to Sandra's appeal and comic timing. Ryan is no comedic slouch either. The two of them have to surprise, and connect, in a predictable romp where first-time screenwriter, former producer Pete Chairelli (Eagle Eye, The Other End of the Line, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh) never met a cliche he didn't like..and use.
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) Swordfish is back on the menu. Even in a fast-paced NY City, things can get faster if an actor takes a bunch of hostages to get his stalled career going...again. And Tony Scott is the Top Gun to handle this kind of movie. All grit and blur, unrealistic time-lines, governmental...er, govern-mental "move fast and appear as if you're doing something" action-packed "hostage in peril" yarn. Go Tony. Go Tony. Go fix that third act just a bit.
Public Enemies (2009) "What is it exactly you do for a living?" We've all heard it, but can any actor say "I'm John Dillinger. I rob banks." and really pull it off? Maybe. Depp is wild card in his own right, if movie star was not on his resume, he'd probably be robbing banks about now. In France. With Vanessa "Bonnie" Paradis in tow, even though Dillinger is no "Clyde," he does channel Clyde within his explosive personality. "What else you need to know?"
District 9 (2009) Twenty plus years after man has met his first alien, he still can't get rid of the stink. You may have come here in a broken down space van, but for gawd's sake, take a shower already! And move that jalopy out of my sun path! You're blocking my weeds from growing with your hover-shadow shite!
Julie & Julia (2009) It's Nora Ephron! It's Amy Adams! It's Meryl Streep! Very good master of the obvious, action junkie 35 year-old kiddie - you have described the movie's "chick lineage" accurately and succinctly. Now go back to your buffo wings and let the adults talk.
Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw and Kathy Bates star in Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Blind Side,” which depicts the remarkable true story of All-American football star Michael Oher. Teenager Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) is surviving on his own, virtually homeless, when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock). Learning that the young man is one of her daughter’s classmates, Leigh Anne insists that Michael—wearing shorts and a t-shirt in the dead of winter—come out of the cold. Without a moment’s hesitation, she invites him to stay at the Tuohy home...
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Inglourious Basterds (2009) Full Metal Kill Bill with some pithy Pulp Fiction tucked in it's trousers. And some smirking Brad Pitt as a 1944 Rico Suave to boot. And speaking of boots...lot's of boots. Yet, very little of the "knocking of boots." QT seems to shy away from those scenes a bit even though Nazi occupied France was probably even more sexed than normal.
Funny People (2009) Ya know, what I really want to do is direct...you...to Adam, but it's only in 4 theaters to start due to some intern at Fox Searchlight who thought there were only 300 people in the US. M stands for million, not monkeys...well, maybe it could stand for monkeys in this case, but all in all, love the decimal buddy...be...the decimal.
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