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“Stand Up Guys” Review: Just Shoot Him Already

“Stand Up Guys” Review: Just Shoot Him Already

By Wesley Emblidge

January 31, 2013

It’s really sad to see the careers of those whom you really respect deteriorate so far that you lose every ounce of respect you once had for them. It happens to the best, everyone from actors to directors, probably even costume designers if I paid attention to them. Some people like Steven Spielber...

“Seven Psychopaths” is a Great Combination of “Adaptation” and “In Bruges”

“Seven Psychopaths” is a Great Combination of “Adaptation” and “In Bruges”

By Wesley Emblidge

October 10, 2012

From the very first scene of “Seven Psychopaths,” the new film by Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges”), you can sense some of the films that inspired it. It opens with a scene very reminiscent of early Scorsase films, like “Goodfellas,” where two mafia henchmen discuss shooting people in the...