In Retrospect – Issue 7

A film guide for February 2012 including reviews for:

– Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
– Carnage
– Young Adult
– The Muppets
– Man On A Ledge
– Chronicle

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Film Review: Young Adult

(Published in Issue 7 of my publication In Retrospect)

From the duo that created Juno, directed by Jason Reitman and based on a screenplay written by Diablo Cody, Young Adult is a dark comedy that followers teen literature author Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) who hasn’t quite gotten over high school. After a recent divorce and on deadline with her editor to finish the last book of her soon-to-be-cancelled series, Mavis returns to her hometown after receiving a photograph of her ex-high school boyfriend Buddy’s (Patrick Wilson) new baby, thinking it to be a sign that the two are meant to be together. Despite Buddy’s new family with his wife Beth (Elizabeth Reaser), Mavis is determined to rekindle their romance, but her drinking sessions with fellow high school classmate Matt (Patton Oswalt) don’t bring out her best side, as it becomes obvious that Mavis still has a few lessons to learn in life.

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Films To Look Forward To In 2012

2012 has only just begun, and we’re already talking about some of the amazing films that are set to be released over the next year. With many anticipated films that have already been released in the US that we are yet to see, to the many Marvel films that we are frantically waiting for, we won’t be short of great films to put on the ‘to see’ list. Let’s not forget Peter Jackon’s The Hobbit as well, of course.

So, films of 2012, assemble! Here’s a list of what to look forward to this year, and also a few that you may want to avoid.

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