Dorfman in Love (2011)

Deb Dorfman (Sara Rue) is twenty-seven, single and living with her grumpy father (Elliot Gould) in a run-down apartment building in the valley. She cares for her dad, but he’s unappreciative of the fact that she’s devoted her life to her family rather than herself. Desperate to strike out on her own, even if just temporarily, Deb volunteers to house sit for the man she … Continue reading Dorfman in Love (2011)

Period film: The Awakening (2011)

Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) is famous throughout England for her skepticism. For a living she exposes scams, debunks hoaxes and generally shoots down anything remotely paranormal by finding evidence that it’s all the work of con artists. Robert Mallory (Dominic West) comes to Florence one day, telling her that a headmaster of a school in the country has invited her to investigate a ghost that supposedly frightens … Continue reading Period film: The Awakening (2011)

Redbox Pick #5

50/50 is a dark drama/comedy loosely based on the true story of Will Reiser, who was diagnosed with cancer in his late 20s. Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays the Reiser-based character, Adam: a completely healthy, very cautious man who is diagnosed at age 27. His diagnosis isn’t the last of his problems. As he begins to undergo treatment, his entire life crumbles around him. Seth Rogen costars … Continue reading Redbox Pick #5