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Review – A Final Bow (“Boulevard”)

It’s been nearly a year since we lost Robin Williams to a long-standing bout of depression that eventually led to his suicide.  This led to an enormous outcry of grief all over the celebrity and social media world from those who had grown up on his movies, television and standup and caused many to reflect…

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SFIFF 58: Day 2 of the Festival and Peter checks in…

Good evening, folks.  Or morning as it would be at this point.  Hope you’re all having a splendid internet experience at this current point in time, and I thank you in advance for stumbling upon my coverage of the 58th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival.  I had a long Friday taking care of business…

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Review – Just Plain Stupid (“Dumb and Dumber To”)

I was eight years old when the first Dumb and Dumber came out.  It made me laugh and it made me fascinated. It was the very first gross-out film I ever saw.  Images of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels committing these shockingly silly, disgusting and creepy acts were burned indelibly into my eight year old…

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Review – You, too, U2? (“Songs of Innocence”)

** After seven days, and now countless listens, I have come to the rather painful conclusion that Songs Of Innocence ranks dead last for me out of U2’s thirteen albums. There isn’t a single track that captured what I really love about them. It feels like a collection of 11 slapped-together, meandering B-sides, or early…

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R. I. P. – Joan Rivers (1933 – 2014)

For years, I knew Joan Rivers only as an annoying fashion critic and for apparently pissing off Johnny Carson back in the day. It wasn’t until seeing her on an amazing season two episode of “Louie” that I finally realized just how funny she really was. Her stand-up acts are legendary, and she clearly paved…