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“Les Miserables” Review: Tom Hooper Attempts To Destroy His Own Movie

“Les Miserables” Review: Tom Hooper Attempts To Destroy His Own Movie

By Wesley Emblidge

December 25, 2012

Most bad films are, at their core, just poorly written. Even a great cast and director can’t save a mediocre script, but a good script can usually save a mediocre cast or director. However it seems in the case of “Les Miserables,” the new adaptation of the critically acclaimed musical, director Tom Hooper seems to have attempted ...

Political satire “Butter” makes use of talented cast with creative concept and witty screenplay

Political satire “Butter” makes use of talented cast with creative concept and witty screenplay

By Wesley Emblidge

November 2, 2011

Is there really anything more compelling than the story of a small town butter carving competition? “Butter,” the film by Jim Field Smith that showed at the recent 34th Mill Valley Film Festival, makes you believe that there really isn’t. However it’s more than just that, the film is actually a...