No need to apply early for ‘Admission’, wait for the DVD

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd get romantic in 'Admission'
Tina Fey and Paul Rudd get romantic in ‘Admission’

[rating=2]Starring:  Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Gloria Rueben, Wallace Shawn, Nat Wolff, Travaris Spears, Lily Tomlin and Michael Sheen
Writer(s):  Karen Croner (screenplay), Jean Hanff Korelitz
Director(s):  Paul Weitz

I’ve heard that the novel that was adapted into the film Admission is an excellent one.  Sadly, the same cannot be said for the adaptation.  “Portia Nathan” (Fey) is an admissions officer at Princeton who lives in a neatly ordered world.  She has the man she wants, the house she wants and the job she wants is just around the corner.  Her boss “Clarence” (Shawn) has announced he will be stepping down as Dean of Admissions at Princeton.  He tells Portia and “Corrine” (Reuben) that they are his two “stars” and he expect to see one of them in his office next year.

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‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ finally sees the light

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are still in love in 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2'
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are still in love in ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2’

[rating=3]Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen, Billy Burke
Director(s): Bill Condon
Writer(s): Melissa Rosenberg

Though the Twilight series, which culminates in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the fifth and final segment in the franchise, has been a major boon to the film industry and to all involved onscreen, including three directors, stars Taylor Lautner, Robert Pattinson, and Kristen Stewart, original author Stephenie Meyer and a host of character actors and technicians, its blueprints come straight from television.

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‘Frost/Nixon’ is simply spectacular

In the 219 years since George Washington became the first President of the United States, only one President has ever resigned. Richard Milhous Nixon, the nation’s 37th President, stepped down in the wake of the Watergate scandal on August 9, … Read more