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  • Robin Hood

    Robin Hood

    ★★★

    “Someday soon, your uncle, King Richard, will have an outlaw for an inlaw!”

    Walt Disney had long been interested in telling the story of Reynard the Fox, but never could find the way to tell it that he thought would be palatable to kids. Because of that, it kept getting shelved. After Disney’s death, they finally found a way to integrate the anthropomorphic characters into an animated film. It wasn’t Reynard the Fox as it turned out but the story…

  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    ★★★

    “People like you must create. If you don’t create, you will become a menace to society.”

    The Film Board returns from hiatus this week and we figured that we’d welcome everyone back in by answering the question – “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” now showing in theaters. The Richard Linklater film stars Cate Blanchett and is based on the book by Maria Semple. While the book is a collection of fictional correspondence meant to take the reader on creative scavenger hunt,…

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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★★

    "All you gotta do is trust me."

    It took a number of years for this latest remake of A Star Is Born to come to fruition, but it seems like everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga really connected with people and the film was incredibly well received, both critically and by audiences. Will there be other iterations of this story down the road?


    If we’ve learned anything from doing this series, Warner…

  • Intact

    Intact

    ★★★★

    "Place your bets."

    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo broke onto the international scene with "28 Weeks Later," the sequel to Danny Boyle's film, and has been tied to a number of high-profile Hollywood projects since, including the just-announced "Pet Sematary" remake. But it's his feature film debut, 2002's "Intacto," that one only need look at to understand why this writer/director is in such hot demand. Join us -- Pete Wright and Andy Nelson -- as we begin our Foreign Language series with…