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Centennial Retrospective on John & Faith Hubley Makes Everything Better

4:35 PM 5/20/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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New York’s Film Forum is out to save our (culturally compromised) souls. They're screening a newly curated centennial retrospective of restored shorts by animator John Hubley. Screenings begin tonight, with a handful of gems from the master's career, with a second collection screening on May 27th. "Mr. Magoo & Friends," a Hubley tribute designed for children, shows Sunday May 25th as part of the theater’s Film Forum Jr.

Review: The Nut Job (All Nuts, No Glory)

2:01 PM 1/16/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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The Nut Job (like The Italian Job, but terrible) is a Canadian/Korean co-production. Somehow I expect this information to explain the film’s over-attentiveness to slapstick and lack of intrigue—but maybe it only justifies the movie’s overbearing use of Gangnam Style. Please see the publicity still above as a representation of the film’s anticipated critical response.
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