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52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’

52nd New York Film Festival Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’

Directed by David Cronenberg Written by Bruce Wagner Starring Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, Julianne Moore, Evan Bird, & John Cusack David Cronenberg’s enjoyably twisted ‘Maps to the Stars’ is a vicious skewering of Hollywood that benefits from a savage wit, sharp direction, and strong scenery-chewing performances from game actors. But the film ultimately adds up

Slice of Life Dark Comedy ‘Exit Elena’ Plays reRun Theater – July 12, 2013

With no place to call home, 19-year-old Elena takes a job as a live-in aide. She finds herself thrust into the middle of a family in crisis: all the things that go on between a father, grandmother, mother, and cat. Eventually, Elena strikes something of a balance though… That is, until the prodigal son returns

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