Posts by Angela Stern

Angela Stern

About The Author

Angel Stern is a freelance writer and actress. Angela holds a BFA in Theater from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has written plays, screenplays, a novel and a book of poetry.
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Movie Review: ‘My Life as a Zucchini’

The brilliantly animated "My Life as a Zucchini" speaks to the both the beauty and the pain of childhood. Angela Stern reviews...

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Movie Review: “Unbroken”

Unbroken is an amazing cinematic accomplishment and a story that is hard to walk away from without mulling it over, time and again.

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Review: ‘My Old Lady’

A true art house film, My Old Lady is well worth a trip to the theatre. After a few laughs and few tears later, you may find yourself in a coffee house in deep discussion, which is certainly a lovely way to spend an evening.

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Review: ‘Blood Ties’

For those who want to take a trip back to the 1970s but lack the time machine, Angela Stern argues that Blood Ties is the perfect popcorn flick for the job.

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Review: ‘The Motel Life’

The story of two brothers on the run who have to stick together no matter what happens, The Motel Life has plenty of compelling characters, but ultimately fails to engage.

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Review: ‘Prisoners’

Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal lead an all-star cast in 'Prisoners,' and the result is a thriller on par with some of the best.

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Review: ‘In A World…’

Lake Bell finds her voice and a hit with a movie about the cutthroat world of voiceover talents.

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Review: ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’

Directed by Drew DeNicola and Olivia Mori, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is the true story of a little band with incredible talent whose star never became as “big” as it should have been.

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Review: ‘My Amityville Horror’

My Amityville Horror is a thoughtful film about a boy turned man and the irreparable scars of childhood.

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Interview: Eric Walter, Director of ‘My Amityville Horror’

Angela Stern sat down with Eric Walter to talk about doc filmmaking, paranormal mysteries, and childhood traumas.

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Road to the Oscars 2013: Best Supporting Actor

Perhaps the hardest to call acting category in recent years, Best Supporting Actor will likely be one of the most exciting moments in the 2013 Oscar telecast.

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Review: ‘Broken City’

Broken City may do well for itself in this the most cinematically challenged time of the year, but it is doubtful that the memory of this film will last to see the spring.

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Review: ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Preys on Fear, Not Facts

Dinesh D'Souza's "documentary" on Barack Obama creates a caricature of the President that's based more on delusion than reality, says Angela Stern in her review.

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Movie Review: ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’

The Odd Life of Timothy Green has enchanting elements, but does it live up to magical Disney movies of years past?

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Review: ‘Farewell My Queen’ is Easy on the Eyes

Benoît Jacquot's film on Marie Antoinette, Farewell My Queen is a visually stunning film, but the story is lacking depth says Angela Stern.

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