MONDAY MOVIES: “Begin Again”

I can see myself living in the world in which “Begin Again” is set. It’s a charming movie in which down-on-his-luck record executive Dan Mulligan (played by Mark Ruffalo) discovers the unseen potential in Gretta James (Keira Knightley) and convinces her to record an album. Their collaboration involves finding innovative and unorthodox ways of making music, to the delight of everyone […]

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It’s not surprising to learn that “Whiplash” was filmed in 19 days. The brief timeframe speaks to both the surprising simplicity and intimacy of the film, as well as its intense tempo. Tempo: That’s the key word. It’s a mad rush toward perfection and madness. But at what cost? That’s part of the reason that I […]

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MONDAY MOVIES: “Interstellar”

Before I talk about this excellent movie, I would like to say THANK YOU for helping to make November the most popular month on record for Justin’s Jobs! We had the most number of page views and visitors last month than any other time in the website’s history, and that’s all because of you. So […]

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