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MFG Movie and Video Preview: April 25

Posted on 04/25/2014 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentThis weekend the movies take a breather between the Spring Break crowd pleasers and the big summer blockbusters, offering a mix of small-focus comedy, documenatry, and thriller.   For No Good Reason  You’ll recognize the style of gonzo artist Ralph Steadman right away—his work was long associated with the writing of his pal Hunter Thompson. But this documentary, filmed over the course of the last 15 years, fails at its most basic level: We never really feel like we’re learning …

Rango: The Perfect Movie For Right Now

Posted on 03/4/2011 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentEven as I sighed and pushed my arms through the sleeves of my wool overcoat, the flash of violet through the back window caught my eye. I think I yelled something, but I know I threw open the sliding glass doors, ran into the yard, and fell to my knees. There, adorned in all their colorful glory despite the 30-something temperatures, huddled a clutch of crocuses. I used to love winter. Seriously. The piles of snow, the naked trees, the …