Author: elizabeth cassidy & Nicole Dauenhauer

The Film Fatales look for the wonder in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone 2013. 100 Minutes, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Jay Mohr. Directed by Don Scardino. When a street magician’s stunt begins to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton look to salvage on their act – and their friendship – by staging their own daring stunt. (imdb) elizabeth: I went in with an open mind and a brownie that Nicole snuck into the theatre. I laughed through The Campaign (and primal scream therapy has helped me embrace that “silly movies rock” part of me...

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Flight and Skyfall: The Film Fatales

Flight and Skyfall: The Film Fatales give you two good reasons to get high. Flight. 2012. 138 minutes. Starring Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. NOW ON DVD.    An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling. (imdb) elizabeth: After watching the plane scene where Denzel Washington’s Whip Whitaker safely lands a broken plane, I booked my next flight to Paris. Not. It was about as tense a scene as you can get because you are left to ponder, “Is this really what happens...

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The Film Fatales – Identity Thief

Identity Thief 2013. 112 excruciating minutes. Staring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Batman and a cast of characters you just want to forget. Directed by Seth Gordon (your mother must be so proud) and the screenplay writer has changed his identity. Smart move on his part. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity. (imdb) elizabeth: So you might be able to tell how we are feeling about the movie from the intro to this post. Read it and save yourselves. It is too...

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The Film Fatales Review DVDs

The Film Fatales review some DVDs you were too cheap to go see at the theatre Since you didn’t want to part with $13.00+ on going to the movies, you can now see movies that your friends talked about ad nauseam months ago.  Feeling kind of isolated and lonely right now, aren’t you? You have no one to blame but yourself. So the Film Fatales are here to help you decided which movies to rent now. We spent the money so you didn’t have to. Seems a tad unfair to us. Where’s the agent that we need right about...

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The Film Fatales Get Picky. Golden Globes 2013: Nominations

It’s the start of Hollywood’s most exciting season – awards season! And the Film Fatales are here to hook you up with the what’s what and the who’s who of it all. Here are our picks for the 2013 Golden Globes airing this Sunday on NBC. BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a.    ARGO b.    DJANGO UNCHAINED c.    LIFE OF PI d.    LINCOLN e.    ZERO DARK THIRTY elizabeth: I love Ben Affleck’s hair in Argo, but Lincoln’s my pick. Nicole: Mine, too. Copy cat. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a.    Jessica Chastain  –  ...

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The Campaign – Did this movie get the Film Fatales’ vote?

2012. Rated R. 85 minutes. Starring Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Suedeikis, Dylan McDermott. Directed by Jay Roach. In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center. [imdb] elizabeth: I consider myself to be an urbane woman who looks at the good, the bad, and knows that ugly can be taken care of with the right lip gloss. I consider myself to be a witty soul with a strong fashion...

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