Archive | December, 2009

Follow The Real Reel on Twitter

Getting a head start on the new year “The Real Reel” now has an official twitter page. Follow us at http://www.twitter.com/th3realreel

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The Real Reel’s Top 5 Films of the Year

This was not an easy list to compile but after doing a Top 20 list for the decade, I decided to make a similar list for the year 2009. This year in movies was very interesting, mostly because nothing really great came along until the final few months. However with much thought and time, I […]

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The Real Reel’s Personal Top 20 Films of the Decade

As the decade quickly comes to an end its only fitting that I comprise a list of all my favorite films over the last ten years.  I turned 13 in the year 2000 and just like my growing stature, my taste in film grew as well.  This list is not gospel by any means, it’s […]

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Weekend Box Office: December 25-27

Happy Holidays movie goers!  A big weekend at the box office for two reasons, it was the weekend of Christmas and the last weekend of the decade. So in pure Real Reel  fashion, here is the final box office for the year 2009: 1. Avatar 2. Sherlock Holmes 3. Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel […]

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Review: An Education

“An Education” is a coming of age story  set in 1960s London, about a teenage girl whose life changes when she meets a well to do gentleman twice her age. After introducing her to world of privilege and luxury, everything that she has worked toward is put in jeopardy as she goes against the wishes […]

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Review: Nine

Famed director Rob Marshall’s(Chicago) screen adaptation of “Nine” tells the story of Guido Contini, an Italian filmmaker who struggles to find a balance in his professional and personal life, as he tries to juggle relationships with his wife, his mother, his mistress, and his muse. All the while being guided by his wardrobe designer and […]

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Video Review: Avatar

First of many video reviews. This one discusses Avatar. My Grade: A

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Happy Holidays!!

Thank you and Happy Holidays to anyone out there who reads this blog. Look for much more to come in 2010. Always, The Real Reel.com

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On the Real: Why Meryl Streep will be nominated for an Oscar…and win.

It’s no secret that I am a huge Meryl Streep fan. The first film I ever saw of hers was the 1989 comedy “She Devil”,  I was 3 years old when the film was released but having siblings who were much older allowed for me to have an advanced skew of pretty much everything.  From […]

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