Grease Celebrates 40 Years With New Box Set

Upon revisiting the film for its 40th anniversary, Grease does manage to hold up to an extent.  Watching the film through a contemporary lens does lead to seeing some some problematic flaws. The worldwide phenomenon was released in theaters in 1978, a few years before I was born.  To date, I’ve only seen the musical a few times and decided to watch the classic in honor of the the 40th anniversary.  I’m glad that I…

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SXSW 2018: Most Likely to Murder

As Most Likely To Murder premieres at the SXSW Film Festival, the comedy noir is the rare film that makes a crazy ex-boyfriend villain out of its star. Billy Green, a lowly concierge working in Las Vegas, finds himself back hometown of Valley Stream for Thanksgiving.  Billy talks up Vegas as if he’s boss there.  The reality is that he’s not living the glamorous life that he tells people.  Unlike his old classmates, he’s still…

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