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MOVIE REVIEW – The Lego Movie

Posted on 24 February 2014

MOVIE REVIEWS “THE LEGO MOVIE” by Doug Young   Unfortunately we can’t describe Doug Young adequately in strictly iambic pentameter, so we’ll just tell you that he is an award-winning (and poetic) film critic and that he is “Filmoholic” Critic Man, aka Doug Young, who is a senior environmental policy advisor to Colorado Gov. John [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – Artistic Tragedy (on Woody, on Hoffman)

Posted on 12 February 2014

MOVIE REVIEWS “Artistic Tragedy” by Doug Young I have been devastated by the recent cinematic news. Indeed, the movie world has been reeling this past week, stunned by the recurring revelations. It’s especially unsettling as I have essentially ignored the alleged personal transgressions of this cinematic artist for about 20 years. In essence, there was [...]

MOVIE REVIEWS – “American Hustle” & “Wolf of Wall Street”

Posted on 03 January 2014

MOVIE REVIEWS “American Hustle” & “Wolf of Wall Street” by Doug Young See(k)ing double $$ AMERICAN HUSTLE Starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K.; directed by David O. Russell THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jean Dujardin; [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – Escape from Tomorrow

Posted on 08 November 2013

MOVIE REVIEW “Escape from Tomorrow” by Doug Young Whistle WhileYou Watch “Escape from Tomorrow” Starring Roy Abramsohn, Elena Schuber, Katelynn Rodriguez; directed by Randy Moore This week’s column is written to the Disney songs “A Spoonful of Sugar” from Mary Poppins and “It’s a Small World” from the Disneyland ride, both written by Richard M. [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – Don Jon

Posted on 08 November 2013

MOVIE REVIEW “Don Jon” by Doug Young On a Scale of 1 to XXX DON JON Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson; directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the sexiest). That’s how Jon and his friends in the film Don Jon [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – Elysium

Posted on 19 September 2013

MOVIE REVIEW “World’s End” by Doug Young Metaphorical movie myopia Before entering a showing of the film Elysium, movie patrons are asked to secure Elysium Cinematic Health Care Insurance Policy. The terms and conditions of such policy are provided below. Anyone entering Elysium without securing such film insur- ance is still universally eligible to watch [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – World’s End

Posted on 16 September 2013

MOVIE REVIEW “World’s End” by Doug Young Old red eyes is back The World’s End Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike; directed by Edgar Wright From The World’s Endbrewery comes a selection of filmic brews that are sure to tantalize the retina. Like beer, movies may all contain the same basic ingredients, but what sets them apart is how [...]

MOVIE REVIEW – BLUE JASMINE by Doug Young

Posted on 12 September 2013

MOVIE REVIEWS “BLUE JASMINE” by Doug Young   A STREETCAR NAMED WOODY Woody Allen and some actors are sitting down for a table read of his script outline for his new film. It’s still being formed, but he has decided to give what he has so far a trial run and call it Blue Jasmine. [...]

MOVIE REVIEWS – World War Z and Monsters University

Posted on 29 June 2013

MOVIE REVIEWS “World War Z” and “Monsters University” by Doug Young World War Z Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, Fana Mokoena, David Morse; directed by Marc Forster Monsters University Starring the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren; directed by Dan Scanlon [With apologies, this week’s column is written to [...]

BLUE CARTOON – Surprise Box 110

Posted on 24 May 2013

BLUE CARTOON   BLUE CARTOON has been one of the most consistent and popular indie power pop bands from the past 15 years.  While their catalog is not large, each release has been a gem, showing a healthy restelessness to grow, evolve and never staying in the same place.  Make sure you check out all [...]