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October 2009 Blog Posts (2)

Matt Newman's post on "Whip It"



This is not your typical cliched sport movie. Let me explain.

Ellen Page, of "Juno," stars in this film directed and written by Drew Barrymore. Drew Barrymore also stars in this film.

"Whip It" can get your head spinning around and around in the roller derby. With amazing performances and direction you get the big picture. It goes round and round. The girls are skinny and beautiful but the fights on skates are something… Continue

Added by Matthew Newman on October 3, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Matt Newman's review on "Zombieland"

Who knows about "Shaun of the Dead," the british comedy with Simon Pegg and zombies? Well I was told from a friend of mine that he relates this film to it in some sort of significant way.

I believe that "Zombieland" has what it takes just to American-ize that film.

In this painstakingly comedy, I couldn't catch my breath. Non-stop from beginning to end. It was terrific...

Since I was taught to go into detail about writing critiques of films from Peter Grossi, my… Continue

Added by Matthew Newman on October 3, 2009 at 10:11pm — No Comments

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