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The Comedy

Dec 4, 2012

Not "comedy" as we know it.

The Comedy
Grade: B-
Director: Rick Alverson
Screenplay: Alverson, Robert Donne, Colm O’Leary
Cast: Tim Heidecker
Rating: NR
Runtime: 94 min.
by John DeSando

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Dec 3, 2012

Cool, sentimental, and melodramatic coming of age.

Johnny favors Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher but doesn't look forward to several other films.

Johnny likes Django Unchained. John likes Naomi Watts.

A Cinema Classic: Uncut 9 Min. Dec. Holiday Films

December 2, 2012 On the Marquee

Nov 30, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new movies Killing Them Softly and Anna Karenina, new Blu-rays Men in Black 3 and ParaNorman, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

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The Loneliest Planet

Nov 29, 2012

It's lonely on the trail and in the heart.

It's Movie Time November 30, 2012: Anna Karenina

Nov 29, 2012

John and Carolyn differ on the adaptation's value.

Killing Them Softly

Nov 28, 2012

It's a small Mob story with  big dialogue.

Anna Karenina

Nov 26, 2012

A new and exciting way to experience an old story.

A Cinema Classic: 9 min Uncut James Bond with Professor Johnny's Bond "life lessons."

The Sessions

Nov 26, 2012

You'll not see a more sexual film this year.

John and Johnny argue the relative merits of Connery and Craig.

It's Movie Time November 23, 2012: Lincoln

Nov 23, 2012

John and Carolyn appreciate the drama and historicity of the film Lincoln.

Life of PI

Nov 21, 2012

The most imaginative film this year.

November 25, 2012 On the Marquee

Nov 21, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Red Dawn  and Rise of the Guardians, new Blu-rays The Expendables 2 and Bringing Up Bobby, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

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Silver Linings Playbook

Nov 21, 2012

Cooper and Lawrence are the best couple in a romantic dramedy this year.

Silver Linings Playbook
Grade: A
Director: David O. Russell (The Fighter)
Screenplay: Russell from Matthew Quick novel
Cast: Bradley Cooper (Limitless), Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games)
Rating: R
Runtime:
by John DeSando

“I’m remaking myself,” Pat (Bradley Cooper)

The rumors that had been around for a couple of years have finally been confirmed: At long last, there's a film in the works about the turbulent life of Nina Simone, otherwise known as the "High Priestess of Soul."

Simone was famous from the 1950s through the '70s for her music and her civil rights activism. And although she died in 2003, her voice remains popular on TV, movie soundtracks and commercials.

It's Movie Time November 16, 2012: Holy Motors

Nov 16, 2012

John and Carolyn reveal the intricacies of Holy Motors.

November 18, 2012 On the Marquee

Nov 16, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 and Lincoln, new Blu-rays Brave and Savages, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

About the Hosts:

Lincoln

Nov 15, 2012

The political process meets "Honest Abe."

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