Posts by Scott Youngbauer

Scott Youngbauer

About The Author

Born and raised in central Montana, Scott came out to Los Angeles after graduating from the University of Montana May in 2010 for an internship at the Hollywod trailer vender Aspect Ratio. After working at Aspect Ratio, Scott moved to Pasadena where he divides writing about film with jobs in restaurants and retail. His career goal is to become a film journalist. Favorite films include Weekend, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Heavenly Creatures. Scott enjoys karaoke, and has a guilty pleasure for Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls.
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Review: ‘The Good Lie’

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As one of the more moving films to come out so far this year, 'The Good Lie' is not to be missed.

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Review: ‘Skeleton Twins’

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Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader makes comedy out of the tragic in 'Skeleton Twins'. Scott Youngbauer reviews the black comedy.

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Review: ‘If I Stay’

'If I Stay' is a moving little movie with some memorable performances. Scott Youngbauer reviews the teenage weepie.

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Review: ‘The Rover’

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David Michod's bleak film 'The Rover' is an engrossing that features great performances by Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.

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Review: ‘The Other Woman’

'The Other Woman' is good breezy escapist fun. Scott Youngbauer reviews the Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton buddy comedy.

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Review: ‘Dom Hemingway’

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'Dom Hemingway' is easily one of Jude Law's best performances in years. Scott Youngbauer reviews Richard Shepard's black comedy

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Review: ‘Nymphomaniac Vol.1′

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Nymphomaniac Vol.1 is a bold and fearless vision. Scott Youngbauer reviews Lars von Trier's controversial film.

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Review: ‘The Wind Rises’

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The Wind Rises is a beautiful capstone to one of animation's most visionary directors. Scott Youngbauer reviews Hayao Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises'.

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Review: ‘Winter’s Tale’

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'Winter's Tale' is a schmaltzy romance that forgets to tell a story that an audience can actually follow. Scott Youngbauer reviews the Valentine's Day dud.

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Movie Review ‘The Legend of Hercules’

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'Legend of Hercules' feels a little all too by the numbers, kitschy, and a missed opportunity. Scott Youngbauer reviews the Kellan Lutz action vehicle.

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Movie Review: ’47 Ronin’

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'47 Ronin' is a silly yet oddly watchable film that could have been a lot worse.

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Review: ‘Oldboy’

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Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' pails in comparison to its predecessor.

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Review: ‘Stuck in Love’

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'Stuck in Love' is a familiar but charming feature debut from writer/director Josh Boone.

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Famous Mermaids in Movies and TV

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With the airing of last week's 'Mermaids: The New Evidence' on Animal Planet Scott Youngbauer takes a look at memorable portrayals of mermaids in popular culture.

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Review: ‘Before Midnight’ Is A Film To Be Treasured

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Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Deply reunite again for the third act of the cult favorite indie romantic trilogy in 'Before Midnight.'

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