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(500) Days of Summer (2009) - Movie Review

(500) DAYS OF SUMMER is so absolutely adorable that, as the ending credits were rolling, I had the overwhelming urge to wrap my arms around the movie and never let it go.  It was so precious and utterly enjoyable that I wish its fast 96 minutes had been 500.  I could never get enough of this delightful tale.  When the DVD comes out, I hope it's chock full of deleted scenes.  Although I usually never watch them on DVDs, I want to see every minute possible of this wonderful film.

It's hard to know where to begin in describing one of the best -- and quite possible the best -- film of the year.  From the very beginning you know the movie will be something special, as it opens with one of the funniest textual introductions I can remember.  After that, the frequent narrator carefully sets the stage for us, by explaining, "This is a story of boy meets girl, but you should know up front that it isn't a love story."

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JULIE & JULIA (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

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.

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Missing Missy - The Lost Cat (repost of missing website)

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Missing Missy went missing - I guess the website got too many hits and they had to take it down. Here's a repost for your kitty loving/hating pleasure. And here's one of the comments "corrected" with cat appropriately replaced with designer: I am extremely emotional over this and was up all night in tears, I mean, that poor designer... I am not a big fan of designers. I do not hate them, I just have no interest in them whatsoever. If I visit your house, I do not want to pat your designer, sit on the couch where it has been or have you make me a sandwich after patting it. I didn't want...

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West Side Filmmakers - August 20th, 2010

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UPDATE: WSF has a Facebook page! See the pics and news HERE. Are you into making Indie films? Are you an actor, voice-over artist, film-maker, director, screen writer, production company, casting director, studio, or are you involved in any other aspect of film making or showing films? Then we want you! This group is for folks who are into making Indie (or not so indie) films/documentaries/television shows/podcasts or any other form of visual entertainment. This is more than just a networking group - we're a working group! We help each other make our Indie film dreams come true!

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ShowBiz Expo 2010

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Always an interesting afternoon... You are invited to attend the LARGEST networking event for the Entertainment Industry... SHOWBIZ EXPO  

UTA Job List (11-19-2010)

One of the things UTA is famous for is the elusive "UTA Job List". The list includes many assistant position job listings for agent/publicist/manager hopefuls. UTA will not confirm the existence of such a list, but it does indeed exist and is only available to those with connections to people within Hollywood to be able to obtain it. More entertainment jobs at FLiXER's Job Board. NOTE: Unless specific permission is given within the listing, DO NOT CALL about positions or to follow up.

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Being new at this

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So as you are guessing I am totally new at this. But I will learn. For all typos could know is I'm some girl who is sophisticated, but in reality I'm wild and shy. I have quite the character when it comes to drama. I am very artistic and love to draw. So enough about me this blog will have a lot about the different movies I watch and other stuff like that. I will be posting a weekly picture of something I like and I will do a description of a movie I watched. So this picture is from "Doctor Who". I had gotten addicted to this show. I watch all the modern seasons up until season 7 episode 6...

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DISTRICT 9 (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

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!

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ZOMBIELAND (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Zombieland (2009) View now and get a zombiebat for free as a thank you for your time, and effort, completing this movie. After which you will need a double tap of strong beer to kill the broad comedic nuggets rattling around in your zombie loving noggin.

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WSF is DOING it AGAIN! Friday, March 11, 2011 5:30pm-??

IF YOU LOVE CINEMA, ART & FRIENDS... THEN THIS IS PERFECT FOR YOU. FINISH YOUR WORK and MEET US for HAPPY HOUR DRINKS...!! WEST SIDE FILMMAKER'S Get-Together FRIDAY MARCH 11 from 5:30 -???? Renee's Courtyard Cafe 522 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica 90401 *HAPPY HOUR from 5:30-7:00 Please feel free to add to the mix. We love that...!!  

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Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) - Movie Review

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Round two for Troy Duffy. Taking place right after the first, they didn't even have time to spend the $26K the first movie grossed. Somebody, somewhere is hoping it'll make more this time, but with 65 theaters, I don't know. Michael Jackson is the big elephant man this weekend, but those 3400 theaters are gonna be less full than Sony has deluded themselves to believe. If you like your movies Irish, then welcome the brothers Connor (Sean Patrick Flannery) and Murphy (Norman Reedus) McManus, now actually in Ireland from their usual Boston digs. Hiding out does that to ya, but I won...