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Amanda Mazzillo is a writer with a B.A. in Writing & Linguistics and a minor in Film Studies from Georgia Southern University. She enjoys writing comedy and exploring all forms of media. Her Twitter name is a bad pun: @mazzillofirefox

LOST CAT CORONA: A Natural Friendship Hidden In An Underwhelming Film

Lost Cat Corona is a film that is occasionally funny, yet suffers from underdeveloped characters, which makes it hard to remain invested.

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GIRLFRIEND'S DAY: A Bittersweet Valentine's Day Gift In A Package With Potential

Girlfriend's Day is a film that is occasionally funny, yet it tries to ambitiously blend multiple genres, in a way that only partly works.

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David Brent: Life on the Road: A Tour of Sadness, Monotony, and Acceptance

Ricky Gervais' feature length outing for his most beloved character is one of the most emotionally poignant comedies in recent memory.

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Elaine May had a run of successful films in the '70s and '80s, yet she remains an underappreciated director and writer in the industry.

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Auld Lang Syne: A Memorable Release Of Built-Up Tension

On New Year's Eve, six friends get together and reflect on their lives, and the bigger issues in the world. Auld Lang Syne is

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The Cinematic Foreshadowing Of Reality Television

Reality television might be a norm today, yet in past generations it didn't exist; looking back, though, we can see its beginnings in film.

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Profile: John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly has surprised me for years. His range is astounding, and watching him effortlessly go from dramatic roles to silly comedies has

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Hidden Gems In Anthology Films

Anthology films are generally regarded as being uneven, and even ones that are respected are sometimes not perfect through every single segment. I wanted to

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How Wes Anderson Is Influenced By The Peanuts

A distinctive and imaginative style plays a part in every Wes Anderson film. His influences range from French New Wave films to Jacques Cousteau's books

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The Beginner's Guide: Screwball Comedy

Screwball comedies came around in the 1930s, due to the Motion Picture Production Code. The genre is still popular today, and some filmmakers try

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