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Re: “A Journey To Planet Sanity

looks amazing!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Pat Ortner on 10/29/2013 at 6:13 AM

Re: “A Love That Hurts

The best film I've ever seen.

Posted by Walter V. Marshall on 09/05/2013 at 11:11 PM

Re: “Beware of Mr. Baker

I can't tell you how fascinating this was. This is a must see for all Cream fans and if you have read the biographies of Ginger, Eric, and Jack.

Posted by stillastillsfan on 03/21/2013 at 8:05 PM

Re: “Queen of the Lot

Queen of the Lot is set in modern-day Hollywood and stars Tanna Frederick, Noah Wyle and Christopher Rydell. In this sequel to Hollywood Dreams, Margie Chizek has achieved B movie success with her action hero films under her new name, Maggie Chase. But she's also gotten into trouble having had a few DUIs and now she's under house arrest - ankle bracelet and all. She's driven in her quest for A-list fame as evidenced by her obsession with her Google points. She's got more points than her home state of Iowa but far less than Angelina Jolie and that's got to change. She has to be Queen of the Lot - just like Norma Shearer. 
 
Zack Norman and David Proval reprise their Hollywood Dreams roles as Kaz and Caesar, the hotshot gay Hollywood producers who discovered Maggie. They are still "married" (to each other) and funnier than ever. Maggie asks them if she can stay at their mansion for a while because she can't stand being stuck in her apartment on house arrest with the press dogging her. They agree and she gets police permission to stay with them.
 
Maggie asks Kaz and Caesar if her boyfriend (an already established star) Dov Lambert (Christopher Rydell), can stay, too. Dov is a half-wit who hails from Hollywood royalty. Enter Aaron Lambert (Noah Wyle), Dov's brother, a failed writer and black sheep of the family, who is sent to fetch Dov to help with a family crisis.   
 
Is there really such a thing as a functional family? I don't think I've ever met one. Dov takes Maggie home to meet the family, headed by charismatic patriarch Louis Lambert (played with great depth by Jack Heller). At dinner, Dov introduces Maggie to everyone, including his sort-of estranged wife (Daisy White). What happens at large dysfunctional family dinners (as in Jaglom's Last Summer in the Hamptons)? Fur flies between various factions and, of course, Margie is right in there trying to fit in and help out and maybe make a connection that will propel her to megastardom. Aaron is in the fray maintaining his role as the family scapegoat and helping Maggie feel comfortable amidst the family bickering while Dov plays with his wife and other more important things - like his poker buddies. Maggie and Aaron reluctantly fall for each other and the way their relationship develops is one of the most irresistible aspects of the film.  
 
Frederick and Wyle together make the silver screen simmer with vintage Tinseltown charm reminiscent of Tracy and Hepburn. Frederick plays Maggie Chase as down-to-earth, believable and loveable. Maggie is driven, insecure, and slightly conniving but she's also smart, forceful and can take care of business. This is Frederick’s best performance as she infuses Maggie with her uncanny combination of star and girl-next-door. Wyle is at the top of his game as Aaron, an insecure good guy whose wife has just left him. He's a wreck but his inner strength comes through in emergencies.
 
As often occurs in Jaglom films, his brother Michael Emil appears, this time as a curmudgeonly interloper in a therapy group. Jaglom's daughter Sabrina is absolutely stunning. Remember her as Zoe Lambert, the young filmmaker in Hollywood Dreams who rejects Margie Chizek? Well, Zoe's turned into quite a formidable, sometimes calculating young woman. Simon Orson Jaglom, is just adorable as Michael Lambert. Love him!
 
There is an outstanding supporting cast including great performances by Kelly DeSarla, Ron Vignone and Diane Salinger as Maggie's "handlers." Salinger is frighteningly believable as Maggie's "life coach." Mary Crosby, Peter Bogdanovich, Dennis Christopher, Paul Sand and Beege Barkette shine as various family members and associates. Tommy Garrett is delightful as a reporter who empathizes with Maggie's quest for fame and the fact that she only gets attention from the press when she’s been bad.  
 
You’ve got to see this movie. There are some very funny lines and Queen of the Lot has heart and soul. When I saw Jaglom’s Hollywood Dreams I thought, "This is the REAL Hollywood." Queen of the Lot has reinforced that. I'd like to poll some Hollywood types to see if they agree. In any event, I am confident that Tanna Frederick is going to achieve her dreams in Hollywood and if there were still a lot, she would be queen of it!



Posted by Sally Brooks on 11/07/2010 at 1:33 AM

Re: “2016: Obama's America

Democrats will not be offended by this film. It should have been made before the 2008 election. This is a movie with a point of view, but it is not propaganda (like, say, a Michael Moore film). Leaving aside a few minutes overtly political and right leaning, the film is largely a poignant story and search for the connection between a man, his father and ancestors and the possible impact of history. Many interesting facts about Obama's family and connections to colonial history. Photography and editing, music, all very engaging.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by skeptic on 08/20/2012 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Gov. Kasich, Several Ohio Websites Victims of ISIS Propaganda Hacking

The neocons arent fooling anyone with their false flag april fools style webpage updates. Let us know when the Discovery Zone teensquad sleeper cell strikes again.

Posted by JarG3 on 06/26/2017 at 12:59 PM

Re: “New Morning Anchor Coming to WEWS Channel 5 in June

Newsnet5 needs to get rid of the slogan... "5 on your side" Their not on my side.

In my opinion This new anchor woman Katie Ussin is very boring and depressing to watch. I prefer a news anchor in the morning who is cheerful and fun to watch and she is not anything like that.

Posted by WoodyAutumn on 06/26/2017 at 12:45 PM

Re: “Where to Score the Best Pupusas in Cleveland

Yay ! Pupusas!!

Posted by theguv on 06/26/2017 at 12:41 PM

Re: “Former East Cleveland Mayor Eric Brewer Entering the Cleveland Mayoral Race

I may not care for Jackson do to the fact I really feel he cares nothing for the citizens of Cleveland other than during vote time, heck Michael White was an ass but he cared about us! But I really cannot see myself voting for a person such as Mr. Johnson, he would be an embarrassment to Cleveland in drag or not!!!

Posted by tottally ticked on 06/26/2017 at 11:48 AM

Re: “Sammy Hagar Focuses on the Hits at Sold-Out Show at Hard Rock Live

Hagar essentially assembled a supergroup for the tour -- Jason Bonham is the hardest working drummer in rock 'n' roll.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 06/26/2017 at 10:29 AM

Re: “88-Year-Old Ohio Man Says One-Eyed Hooker Stole His Wallet After Morning Rendezvous

How did he know she had one-eye? Was there an eye-patch involved?

Posted by ThatHurt on 06/26/2017 at 8:51 AM

Re: “Kidnapping Survivor Michelle Knight Finds 'Life After Darkness' With Upcoming Book

To chuckles
Good one lol
How bout you go read about the holocaust & stop wasting your time writing negative comments. I for one don't care about your opinion and I'm pretty sure anyone that read this doesn't care either. There's like a 100% chance that I'm not going to come back to this so if you come back to this page and see this then you sir are just once again wasting your time, irreversible time. Just go on and laugh at my comment :) and then go on with your life. I mean I laughed at yours so it is only fair you do the same. If you want. And I will get away from you... I will....... But I can't get away from you when you like to come back :o Maybe you can gather all this pointless information that you just received from me and explain to me, WTF is wrong with me, I mean I'm still here typing lol... Or you can take this pointless info and shove it up where the light does not shine... Whatever you do, At least I know I helped you waste your (irreversible) time by getting all the way to the end of this comment. Congratulations. A waste of time. It was a pleasure

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Clown that chuckle on 06/25/2017 at 9:17 PM

Re: “Avon Lake Man Stole 500 Yard Signs Because "They Were Distracting"

At least he was a neat thief.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 06/25/2017 at 9:59 AM

Re: “Lakewood Residents Pushing Back Against Pit Bull Ban

As for being bit by a pit bull, my unprovoked pit bull sidewalk attack was on May 30, 2013 with full 911 police response. I got off easy since the dog walker reacted quickly, and the well cared for pit bull was young. She was being walked by a paid walker. Fortunately, she was on a leash when we passed on the sidewalk. The dog suddenly without warning jumped up and started attacking. There was some blood, but it was luckily minor. Were there more serious injuries, I would have filed a lawsuit, but the police officer patched me up with his first aid kit. The dog was quarantined for 10 days and now has a record. I've never had pets and was unfamiliar with pit bulls. Out of curiosity, I studied up and got to know of their genetically inherited blood sport drives. Also learned how people, kids, other pets, and livestock are regularly mauled by pit bulls.

Posted by James Duncan on 06/25/2017 at 1:08 AM

Re: “Lakewood Residents Pushing Back Against Pit Bull Ban

Whats funny all these people saying their "pitbull" attack bla bla bla you do realize sence ignorant people and the media have made the breed pitbull more into a lable chances are yall werent even bit by a real pitbull.... And Chihuahuas attack way more than "pitbulls" you just dont hear about those because they can't do much damage... And all yall that have so much hate for a pittie have you ever owned one?? If not than you really need to shut the fuck up because you know NOTHING that is true about the breed all you know are LIES!!!!! To have a pittie or any dog in the bully breed for that matter is to know love and loyalty!!!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Kitty Mangle on 06/25/2017 at 12:55 AM

Re: “Browns Tackle Joe Thomas Takes His Talents to 'Celebrity Family Feud' This Summer

The survey question is....Name The Best Browns Quarterbacks Since 1999.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 06/24/2017 at 11:32 AM

Re: “Brian Windhorst to Cavs Fans: Everybody Chill

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Live and love in the moment baby. Love those Cavs right now.

15 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Nelson Brown on 06/24/2017 at 11:09 AM

Re: “88-Year-Old Ohio Man Says One-Eyed Hooker Stole His Wallet After Morning Rendezvous

Hope you get all of the clicks and shares that you wanted from exploiting sex workers and calling women hookers

2 likes, 19 dislikes
Posted by Holly on 06/24/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “The Great Lakes' Asian Carp Problem Draws Near

Can't there be a bounty for every Asian Carp caught and brought to the state? Then use the fish as fertilizer? I would imagine that there would be a lot of people who would like to essentially have a full time job going nuts catching the carp and it would help rid us of the carp.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Collinwood Guy on 06/24/2017 at 12:01 AM

Re: “The Great Lakes' Asian Carp Problem Draws Near

I would venture to guess that there are those that love asian carp and want it to thrive in the US. They only need to throw a view in the body of water of there choice and nothing can stop the fish at that point. It seems like a lost cause trying to stop their spread through the waterways, when it only takes one person to plant the species in another lake or waterway.

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by ZaritaPerez on 06/23/2017 at 10:19 PM

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