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WHAT IS IT WITH THE FOURTH ONE?

Sometimes a story will continue on into a fourth installment (and beyond). That’s where it gets interesting. More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “LIVINGSTON DELL, I PRESUME?” (w/Eddie Jemison) – “The Boy Next Door”, “Mortdecai”, “Black Sea” & “Strange Magic”

Showcast Episode 84: This week's Showcast episode celebrates the V.O.D. release of Eddie Jemison's feature debut as writer/director, "King of Herrings"! (now on iTunes, Google Play and more)! Eddie joins The Movie Guys in studio with great stories from the "Ocean's Eleven" franchise and he sits in to preview "Strange Magic", "The Boy Next Door", More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST LIVE FROM COCKFOSTERS (w/David Pompeii) – “Paddington”, “Blackhat”, “The Wedding Ringer” & “American Sniper”

Showcast Episode 83: Stand-up comic and all-round hilarious guy David Pompeii joins The Movie Guys for a big 4-movie weekend's worth of previews, including "The Wedding Ringer", "Paddington", "Blackhat" and the wide release of "American Sniper". Also, angry Kevin Hart tweets, great stories about Key & Peele and "The Godfather" and a rousing version of More »

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TH3 MOVI3 SHOWCAST (w/J.P. Manoux) – “Inherent Vice”, “Tak3n” & “Selma”

Showcast Episode 82: The Movie Guys' first guest of the new year is a good one as J.P. Manoux sits in the whole show, telling on-the-set stories and helping preview "Inherent Vice" and "Selma", which go into wide release this weekend, and new movie "Tak3n". Also hear from The Showcast's new sponsor, The Bryan Mills More »

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MOVIE REVIEW – UNBROKEN

Zamperini’s life story is worthy of a five star HBO mini-series rather being crammed into a two hour movie More »

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MOVIE REVIEW – INTO THE WOODS

And now, the story of “Into the Woods”, the re-imagining of famous fairy tales by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim, directed by Rob Marshall. More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST 2014 GUEST HIGHLIGHTS

Showcast Episode 81: The Movie Guys look back on the great guests of 2014 with some highlights that include: - Jill Benjamin, Ike Barinholtz, Tony Sam, Ron Babcock & MC of The Hater Nation - Pete Gardner, Heath Corson, Matt Craig & Lew Temple with great industry stories - Mick Foley breaks down the most dickish Santa More »

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THE MOVIE GUYS’ FIFTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL!

Showcast Episode 80: Jokes, nog and special guests overflow as The Movie Guys celebrate release-a-ton-of-movies-at-the-end-of-the-year season! The new releases of the last two weeks of 2014 get the business with movie previews, a gift exchange, storytime, Name That Tune, a holiday recipe and a visit from The Christmas Hobbit, all while counting down to More »

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WORTH REVIVING – “THE GREAT RACE”

May I present a film near and dear to my childhood heart that still holds up… More »

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DVD, BLU-RAY & STREAMING – I AM SANTA CLAUS

In the case of “I Am Santa Claus”, a doc following a year in the life of real-beard Santa Clauses, the diversity and eccentricities of the men profiled make the film a winner. More »

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THE HATER NATION – 12/15/14

Movie Guy Paul Preston checks in with The Hater Nation during the holidays for movie talk including the SONY hack, Mick Foley, plus the top three films of 2014 (so far) and some movies to look forward to in early 2015. More »

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MOVIE REVIEW – THE BABADOOK

Kent’s film, as with so many films of this genre, does have noticeable influences, but in no way shape or form does it ever become a pale imitation. More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST: GODS AND KINGS (w/Jake Greene) – “Exodus: Gods and Kings” & “Top Five”

Showcast Episode 79: Bible-based films are still the rage, and hot on the heels of "Noah", The Movie Guys talk about "Exodus: Gods and Kings" and take pitches from David Fincher, Paul Feig and Kevin Feige about other Bible stories to turn into films. Plus, "Top Five" with Chris Rock and top five lists More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST CLOSE-UP (w/Natalie Lipka & Wayne Frazier) – “Wild” & “The Pyramid”

Showcast Episode 78: Movie Talk meets Actor Talk as "Hollywood Close-Up" co-hosts Natalie Lipka and Wayne Frazier join The Movie Guys for industry chat. Plus, previews of "Wild", which you've probably heard of, "The Pyramid", which you probably haven't, and a focus group is brought in to see if they've EVER heard of the More »

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THE MOVIE GUYS LIVE – “LIFE INSIDE OUT” PREMIERE, PASADENA

The Movie Guys crash the Los Angeles-area premiere of "Life Inside Out" at the Laemmle Playhouse Theaters in Pasadena, CA, with lobby interviews, giveaways and a cast & crew Q&A. More »

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THE GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME, PART THREE – SUPERHERO FILMS

The title says it all. Part three of The Movie Guys “Best of All Time” series looks at the greatest superhero films per year for the last forty or so years. More »

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THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “HERE COMES SANTA MICK” (w/Mick Foley) – “The Penguins of Madagascar” & “Horrible Bosses 2″

Showcast Episode 77: The Hardcore legend Mick Foley joins The Movie Guys in The Admiral's Club to talk about all things Christmas and Mick's new film "I Am Santa Claus"! Plus, previews of "The Penguins of Madagascar" & "Horrible Bosses 2" and a peek inside The Movie Guys Time Capsule. Featuring special co-hosts David Beach More »

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KNEEL BEFORE AUD – 10/28/14

Audrey Kearns sits down and chats with The Movie Guys' Paul Preston about, well just about everything - Star Wars, superheroes, film making, film buffs, Doctor Who, terrible Catholic School memories, acting and so much more. More »

WHAT IS IT WITH THE FOURTH ONE?

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Sometimes a story will continue on into a fourth installment (and beyond). That’s where it gets interesting.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “LIVINGSTON DELL, I PRESUME?” (w/Eddie Jemison) – “The Boy Next Door”, “Mortdecai”, “Black Sea” & “Strange Magic”

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Showcast Episode 84: This week’s Showcast episode celebrates the V.O.D. release of Eddie Jemison’s feature debut as writer/director, “King of Herrings”! (now on iTunes, Google Play and more)! Eddie joins The Movie Guys in studio with great stories from the “Ocean’s Eleven” franchise and he sits in to preview “Strange Magic”, “The Boy Next Door”, “Black Sea” and “Mortdecai”.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST LIVE FROM COCKFOSTERS (w/David Pompeii) – “Paddington”, “Blackhat”, “The Wedding Ringer” & “American Sniper”

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Showcast Episode 83: Stand-up comic and all-round hilarious guy David Pompeii joins The Movie Guys for a big 4-movie weekend’s worth of previews, including “The Wedding Ringer”, “Paddington”, “Blackhat” and the wide release of “American Sniper”. Also, angry Kevin Hart tweets, great stories about Key & Peele and “The Godfather” and a rousing version of Karen’s Birthdays.

TH3 MOVI3 SHOWCAST (w/J.P. Manoux) – “Inherent Vice”, “Tak3n” & “Selma”

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Showcast Episode 82: The Movie Guys’ first guest of the new year is a good one as J.P. Manoux sits in the whole show, telling on-the-set stories and helping preview “Inherent Vice” and “Selma”, which go into wide release this weekend, and new movie “Tak3n”. Also hear from The Showcast’s new sponsor, The Bryan Mills Particular Set of Skills Vocational School and Learning Annex.

MOVIE REVIEW – UNBROKEN

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Zamperini’s life story is worthy of a five star HBO mini-series rather being crammed into a two hour movie

MOVIE REVIEW – INTO THE WOODS

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And now, the story of “Into the Woods”, the re-imagining of famous fairy tales by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim, directed by Rob Marshall.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST 2014 GUEST HIGHLIGHTS

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Showcast Episode 81: The Movie Guys look back on the great guests of 2014 with some highlights that include:
– Jill Benjamin, Ike Barinholtz, Tony Sam, Ron Babcock & MC of The Hater Nation
– Pete Gardner, Heath Corson, Matt Craig & Lew Temple with great industry stories
– Mick Foley breaks down the most dickish Santa of all
– John DiDomenico & Ross Marquand pull out some classic impersonations
– Maribeth Monroe, Andy Cobb & Alex Albrecht dig into some comedy sketches
and more!

THE MOVIE GUYS’ FIFTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL!

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Showcast Episode 80: Jokes, nog and special guests overflow as The Movie Guys celebrate release-a-ton-of-movies-at-the-end-of-the-year season! The new releases of the last two weeks of 2014 get the business with movie previews, a gift exchange, storytime, Name That Tune, a holiday recipe and a visit from The Christmas Hobbit, all while counting down to learning the True Meaning of Christmas.
Films covered: “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, “Annie”, “Into the Woods”, “The Gambler”, “Unbroken”, “The Interview”, “Big Eyes”, “A Most Violent Year” and “Mr. Turner”.

WORTH REVIVING – “THE GREAT RACE”

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May I present a film near and dear to my childhood heart that still holds up…

DVD, BLU-RAY & STREAMING – I AM SANTA CLAUS

I Am Santa Claus

In the case of “I Am Santa Claus”, a doc following a year in the life of real-beard Santa Clauses, the diversity and eccentricities of the men profiled make the film a winner.

THE HATER NATION – 12/15/14

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Movie Guy Paul Preston checks in with The Hater Nation during the holidays for movie talk including the SONY hack, Mick Foley, plus the top three films of 2014 (so far) and some movies to look forward to in early 2015.

MOVIE REVIEW – THE BABADOOK

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Kent’s film, as with so many films of this genre, does have noticeable influences, but in no way shape or form does it ever become a pale imitation.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST: GODS AND KINGS (w/Jake Greene) – “Exodus: Gods and Kings” & “Top Five”

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Showcast Episode 79: Bible-based films are still the rage, and hot on the heels of “Noah”, The Movie Guys talk about “Exodus: Gods and Kings” and take pitches from David Fincher, Paul Feig and Kevin Feige about other Bible stories to turn into films. Plus, “Top Five” with Chris Rock and top five lists of our own with special guest Jake Greene, writer/producer of the web series “Millenial Parents”.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST CLOSE-UP (w/Natalie Lipka & Wayne Frazier) – “Wild” & “The Pyramid”

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Showcast Episode 78: Movie Talk meets Actor Talk as “Hollywood Close-Up” co-hosts Natalie Lipka and Wayne Frazier join The Movie Guys for industry chat. Plus, previews of “Wild”, which you’ve probably heard of, “The Pyramid”, which you probably haven’t, and a focus group is brought in to see if they’ve EVER heard of the new Nicolas Cage film “Dying of the Light”.

THE MOVIE GUYS LIVE – “LIFE INSIDE OUT” PREMIERE, PASADENA

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The Movie Guys crash the Los Angeles-area premiere of “Life Inside Out” at the Laemmle Playhouse Theaters in Pasadena, CA, with lobby interviews, giveaways and a cast & crew Q&A.

THE GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME, PART THREE – SUPERHERO FILMS

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The title says it all. Part three of The Movie Guys “Best of All Time” series looks at the greatest superhero films per year for the last forty or so years.

THE LATEST – INTERSTELLAR, JOE DIRT & FREE SCREENPLAYS – 11/28/14

The Latest - movie news from The Movie GuysMovie news from The Movie Guys includes free Hollywood screenplays, the return of Joe Dirt, another new James Franco fringe project and “Birdman Returns”

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “HERE COMES SANTA MICK” (w/Mick Foley) – “The Penguins of Madagascar” & “Horrible Bosses 2″

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Showcast Episode 77: The Hardcore legend Mick Foley joins The Movie Guys in The Admiral’s Club to talk about all things Christmas and Mick’s new film “I Am Santa Claus”! Plus, previews of “The Penguins of Madagascar” & “Horrible Bosses 2″ and a peek inside The Movie Guys Time Capsule. Featuring special co-hosts David Beach and John Rocha.

RANDOM MOVIE REVIEW – SIN CITY

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The first review in a new column where Brendan Fleming arbitrarily looks at a film on DVD & Blu-Ray: “Life in the world of Sin City is not like life anywhere else. At least I hope not. It seems that all the inhabitants here lost their moral compass some time ago, and have no interest in finding it.”

THE MOVIE GUYS: THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – PART 1 (w/Tim Fox) – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″

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Showcast Episode 76: Celebrate the first ever Y.A.-lympics as young future teens from “The Hunger Games”, “The Maze Runner”, “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”, “Divergent”, “The Giver” and even “Beautiful Creatures” run for their lives and kill each other. Sketch comedy group Scotch Moses co-founder Tim Fox joins The Movie Guys for this special show. Also, movie news and talk of the latest “Hunger Games” movie, “Mockingjay – Part 1″.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “STAY ON TARGET…” (w/Jon Weinberg) – “Foxcatcher”, “Rosewater”, “Dumb and Dumber To” and “Beyond the Lights”

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Showcast Episode 75: Holiday movie season and awards season collide with four new releases – “Dumb and Dumber To”, “Beyond the Lights”, “Foxcatcher” & “Rosewater”. The Movie Guys preview them all with guest Jon Weinberg, along with chat about his film-in-progress “Funeral Day” and a thorough ripping of Q&As at Los Angeles movie screenings, ALL while your hosts try desperately to stay focused…!

MOVIE REVIEW – THE LOOKALIKE

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Thirty minutes into the film I actually said out loud “I love this film and I love everyone in it!”

DVD, BLU-RAY & STREAMING – STRETCH

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Joe Carnahan’s finest film. A biting satire of everything wrong with L.A. and its ugly underbelly.

THE MOVIE GUYS LIVE FROM THE LOOKALIKE PREMIERE

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Movie Guy Justin Bowler hits the red carpet to chat about “The Lookalike” and play a little “Who do you look like?” with the cast and filmmakers.

THE MOVIE MCCONAUGHSHOWCAST (w/Brian Shortall) – “Interstellar” & “Big Hero 6″

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Showcast Episode 74: All you can ask of anyone who visits The Admiral’s Club is that they be funny and tell great stories, and this week’s special guest Brian Shortall does both! He joins The Movie Guys to talk “Big Hero 6″ and “Interstellar” and jump in on a round of “McConaughey Role or Lincoln Commercial”.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “SATURDAY MORNING” (w/Kate Elliott) – “Nightcrawler”

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Showcast Episode 73: A rare Saturday morning taping of The Movie Showcast sees vlogger and YouTuber Kate Elliott join The Movie Guys in studio for talk about Halloween weekend’s lone major new release, “Nightcrawler”. Plus, some YouTube Movie Reviews, Karen’s Birthdays and a trip inside The Movie Guys’ Time Capsule.

INDIE REPORT – IRA AND ALLISON’S MURDER MYSTERY

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This independent film utilizes an incredible amount of ingenuity and the outcome is a whirling ride in the vein of a live murder mystery stage show.

KNEEL BEFORE AUD – 10/28/14

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Audrey Kearns sits down and chats with The Movie Guys’ Paul Preston about, well just about everything – Star Wars, superheroes, film making, film buffs, Doctor Who, terrible Catholic School memories, acting and so much more.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “BILL MURRAY CAN CRASH HERE” (w/Shulie Cowen) – “Ouija”, “John Wick” & “St. Vincent”

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Showcast Episode 72: It’s a Bill Murray love fest as The Movie Guys preview “St. Vincent” and “John Wick” with special guest Shulie Cowen. Plus, a preview of “Ouija”, including a special look at the trailers for other board game adaptations coming out in 2015.

DVD, BLU-RAY & STREAMING – WITCHING AND BITCHING

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“Witching and Bitching” comes to us just in time for Halloween. It starts off small and frenetic, and soon becomes giant in scope in its visual flair and hyperkinetic style.

INDIE REPORT – DEVIL’S MILE

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“Devil’s Mile” is inventive, well-crafted and innovative (unlike the idiots who are running the PC game platform, Steam (by the Valve Corporation)).

THE MOVIE GUYS’ ANNUAL PLEDGE DRIVE (w/Laura Krafft) – “Fury”, “Birdman”, “The Book of Life”, “The Best of Me”, “Kill the Messenger” and “Men, Women and Children”

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Showcast Episode 71: During their annual pledge drive, The Movie Guys go for a World Record number of movies previewed on a Showcast recorded in a studio in Burbank on a Wednesday night – SIX (“Fury”, “The Book of Life”, “Men, Women and Children”, “Birdman”, “Kill the Messenger” and “The Best of Me”). Plus, comedienne and Emmy-winning writer Laura Krafft sits in the whole show!

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “EVERYTHING IS ANNOYING ME NOW” (w/Tracey Birdsall & Neil Johnson)- “The Judge”, “Dracula Untold” & “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

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Showcast Episode 70: “Dracula Untold”, “The Judge” and “Alexander and the Terrible Title” get the preview treatment, including a look at future villain origin story films, how to add fake Mumford & Sons to your movie trailer, and a look at updating a story from 1972. Then actress Tracey Birdsall joins The Movie Guys to talk about her new movie “Dawn of the Crescent Moon”, and our guest brought a guest! Director Neil Johnson (“Starship Rising”) also sits in the second half of the show.

WORTH REVIVING – “THE NINTH CONFIGURATION”

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“The Ninth Configuration” suffered the fate of being too high-minded for its time. But for those deep thinkers who were open to its philosophical and metaphysical musings and its search for a higher being, the pay off was a remarkable experience.

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO RIGHT?” (w/Matt Craig) – “Gone Girl” & “Annabelle”

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Showcast Episode 69: Emmy-nominated comic writer and actor Matt Craig joins The Movie Guys for previews of “Gone Girl” and “Annabelle”. Plus, there’s a not-at-all-creepy gift exchange and lively rounds of “What Did you See This Week?”, 5 Questions and Karen’s Birthdays.

DVD, BLU-RAY & STREAMING – MOTIVATIONAL GROWTH

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The ride genuinely makes you uncomfortable from turn to turn but elates you in between.

I MISS GENE HACKMAN

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Gene Hackman had an extraordinary ability to be in a wide variety of films and be authentic in each of them. I ALWAYS bought him. And it seems he’s going to stay retired…

THE MOVIE SHOWCAST – “PLOT LIBS” (w/Audrey Kearns) – “The Equalizer” & “The Boxtrolls”

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Showcast Episode 68: The Movie Guys get geeked up with GeekGirlAuthority.com’s Audrey Kearns in studio as this week’s guest to kick around “The Equalizer” and “The Boxtrolls”. There’s also a set visit to “Space Command”, a game of Mad Libs to generate a plot to rival “The Boxtrolls”, plus movie news, reviews, a look inside The Movie Guys Time Capsule and celebrity birthdays.

MOVIE REVIEW – BOYHOOD

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I’m probably late to the game, but that does not prevent me from singing the praises of the best film (so far) of 2014.

MOVIE REVIEW – LIFE’S A BREEZE

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Overall, this Irish indie film is charming and full of love. If you enjoyed “The Full Monty” and “Waking Ned Devine”, then this is one to find and enjoy.