ISIS, cancer, homelessness and Jews are all fair game for comedy in Jon Lucas and Scott Moore’s quick turn around sequel to last year’s reasonably successful Bad Moms. Essentially following the footsteps of many a generic sequel, the totally inessential A Bad Moms Christmas rehashes round one to derivative effect. Up with the ante, down with originality. The […]

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How to Get into the Film Industry

“The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” I’ve been out of film school for 10 years… Almost 11. Writing that makes me feel a bit old ??, but it also means that at this stage in my life and career and those of my film school cohorts, it’s fairly […]

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Halfway Mark Box Office (Part 2: Of Special Interest)

As part of our midway through the year report (previously: top fives from the team , favourite male performances , and mainstream box office hits) here’s a look at the box office year thus far but getting very niche with queer cinema, documentaries, movies with rave reviews, and other specialty interests. We all know that superhero movies earn a lot […]

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