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Devil’s DVD Advocacy: 50/50

When you say the words, “50/50 chance of survival” out loud it doesn’t sound entirely hopeless. Then you start to think, “70/30 or even 60/40 would certainly put my mind a little more at ease.” Ultimately, can any set of numbers or odds help an individual come to terms with what they’re facing? That is the question that the latest Joesph Gordon Levitt film aims to answer. Read the rest of this entry

50/50

When you say the words, “50/50 chance of survival” out loud it doesn’t sound entirely hopeless. Then you start to think, “70/30 or even 60/40 would certainly put my mind a little more at ease.” Ultimately, can any set of numbers or odds help an individual come to terms with  what they’re facing? That is the question that the latest Joesph Gordon Levitt film aims to answer. Read the rest of this entry

Devil’s DVD Disappointment: Green Hornet

Green Hornet, written by the titular character himself Seth Rogen and partner Evan Goldberg, tells the story of socialite Britt Reid and his friend Kato, and their secret war on crime. After a drunken encounter with a group of muggers, the liquid courage quickly becomes something resembling real courage, and the Green Hornet is born. Read the rest of this entry

Green Hornet

Green Hornet, written by the titular character himself Seth Rogen and partner Evan Goldberg, tells the story of socialite Britt Reid and his friend Kato, and their secret war on crime.  After a drunken encounter with a group of muggers, the liquid courage quickly becomes something resembling real courage, and the Green Hornet is born. Read the rest of this entry

Funny People

Funny People tries very hard to take three groups of people, and make them all like the same movie. Those who loved Knocked Up, people who like movies, and people who still listen to Adam Sandler’s Lunch Lady Land while driving in their cars. It however did not achieve that goal.

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Funny People (Devil’s Advocates Review)

Judd Apatow is back with his third film at the director’s helm, though if you asked the average moviegoer they would tell you he does eight films a year (I’m pretty sure that’s what Tyler Perry averages, however), since you see his name attached to so many projects.  How does this film hold up to the masterfully done 40 Year Old Virgin and the riotously funny Knocked Up?

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