Author: Matt Christopher

About Matt Christopher

Matt coined The Movie Buff's motto: Tough on movies, not on films, and takes reviews from the standpoint of an average fan. Check out bohemianbonfire.com for links to Matt's published books. You can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter @MattDecristo.

Ocean’s 11 (PG)

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A framed photo of the legendary Rat Pack members sharing drinks and a laugh at Carnegie Hall in 1961 has hung in my apartment for a decade. The black and white image captures with it two things; a frozen moment in time, and the essence of coolness that these men were at the genesis of […]

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Bridget Jones’s Diary (R)

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Following suit with the late 90s era “Sex in the City” craze comes the 2001 Sharon Maguire piece “Bridget Jones’s Diary.” Admittedly I’m not the intended demographic of the writings of Helen Fielding, whose 1996 novel of the same name earned her a fortune and would serve as the launching point.

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The Prestige (PG-13)

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Powdered wigs, foggy skies, and filthy streets bring early 1900’s London to perfection in the 2006 thriller “The Prestige.” Director Christopher Nolan displays a perfect setting, and a star filled cast turns out excellent performances in a movie based on Christopher Priest’s award winning novel of the same name.

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