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  • Mac and Me

    Mac and Me

    I can't believe they made a movie starring a child in a wheelchair just to use it as a way to constantly endanger him.

  • A Fool's Advice

    A Fool's Advice

    ★½

    Not bad, just lousy. The behind-the-scenes story of this film, which Fay had convceived as a way to retool his image and win back the heart of America, is much more interesting. He spent $125,000 making it independently and found no one to distribute it. Warner Bros. only picked it up when Fay's wife, Barbara Stanwyck, made it part of her contract renewal, and even then Jack Warner found the movie so dopey he didn't want to sully his studio's…

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  • The Secret Life of Bees

    The Secret Life of Bees

    ★★★

    I kind of wish this movie was less about the pretty white girl's typical 'rediscovering her mom' junk and more about Hudson's discovery and connection to a group of women who embody so many of her own feelings that she could never express before.

    Instead, the dramatic beats seem like less of an awakening than a mishmash. The insertion of contemporary music is jarring, and the overuse of montage covers some moments that would be better left explored. Just kind of unsatisfying overall, though it has a lot of good pieces.

  • Wonder Bar

    Wonder Bar

    i am in hell