Tuesday, September 23, 2014




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Victoria Advocate regular contributor Joe Friar is a member of the BFCA - Broadcast Film Critics Association, the HFCS - Houston Film Critics Society and a Juror with VTXIFF - Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival. His FLIX column appears every Thursday in the Victoria Advocate and he reviews movies every Friday morning on Hit Radio 104.7 KVIC FM where he hosts the Breakfast Buzz morning show weekdays from 6am -10am
By Joe Friar

Review: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES (2014)

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2 days, 13 hours ago

Not your average Liam Neeson action flick. This dark film leans toward David Fincher's "Seven"

By Joe Friar

Review: THE MAZE RUNNER (2014)

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2 days, 13 hours ago

The film breaks out of the Young Adult novel mode. A good sci-fi adventure.

By Joe Friar

Review: A FIVE STAR LIFE (2014)

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2 days, 13 hours ago

A light Italian comedy that pays homage to career minded single women

By Joe Friar

Review: MAY IN THE SUMMER (2014)

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6 days, 9 hours ago

Writer-director-star Cherien Dabis second film is a dramedy with very funny moments and serious overtones

By Joe Friar

Review: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974)

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6 days, 9 hours ago

Celebrating it's 40th anniversary, Tobe Hooper's classic horror film has stood the test of time.

By Joe Friar

Review: THE DROP (2014)

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1 week ago

A masterful crime thriller from Dennis Lehane featuring great performances by Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace, and Matthias...

By Joe Friar

Review: HONEYMOON (2014)

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1 week ago

Horror film has creepy visuals but a lack of tension

By Joe Friar

Review: KELLY & CAL (2014)

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1 week, 2 days ago

Juliette Lewis and Jonny Weston are exceptional in this new film

By Joe Friar

Review: TRAILER PARK BOYS: DON'T LEGALIZE IT (2014)

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1 week, 2 days ago

3 movies and 7 television seasons later, the TPB are back for more comedy

By Joe Friar

Review: INNOCENCE (2014)

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2 weeks, 1 day ago

This YA thriller about a prep school run by witches is like watching MST3K

By Joe Friar

Review: LOVE IS STRANGE (2014)

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2 weeks, 1 day ago

John Lithgow and Alfred Molina are at the top of their game in this touching film.

By Joe Friar

Review: THE ONE I LOVE (2014)

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2 weeks, 1 day ago

The anticipated feature film from director Charlie McDowell goes from rom-com to Rod Serling.

By Joe Friar

Review: GOD HELP THE GIRL (2014)

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2 weeks, 2 days ago

A charming and fun new musical with Wes Anderson and John Hughes overtones

By Joe Friar

Review: THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD (2014)

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2 weeks, 4 days ago

Kevin Kline is perfectly cast as the debonair Errol Flynn and Susan Sarandon is first-rate as the stage mom that pimped out her 15 ye...

By Joe Friar

Review: THE IDENTICAL (2014)

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2 weeks, 4 days ago

Elvis has left the building in this new faith-based offering

By Joe Friar

Review: THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY'S TEARS (2014)

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3 weeks ago

a modern day giallo in the tradition of those 70's Italian horror-thrillers

By Joe Friar

Review: THE CALLING (2014)

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3 weeks ago

a better than average thriller with star power and a notable performance by Topher Grace

By Joe Friar

Review: JAMIE MARKS IS DEAD (2014)

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3 weeks, 1 day ago

impressive young cast featured in this supernatural thriller

By Joe Friar

Review: AS ABOVE SO BELOW (2014)

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3 weeks, 4 days ago

a decent horror film that saves all the scares for the final act

By Joe Friar

Review: THE NOVEMBER MAN (2014)

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3 weeks, 5 days ago

Pierce Brosnan is back in spy mode in this gritty espionage thriller

By Joe Friar

Knights Of Badassdom (2014)

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4 months, 4 weeks ago

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Non-Stop (2014)

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Nurse 3D (2014)

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4 months, 4 weeks ago

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A Field In England (2014)

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12 O' Clock Boys (2014)

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Robocop (2014)

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The Monuments Men (2014)

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At Middleton (2014)

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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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Nebraska (2013)

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The Best Offer (2014)

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Labor Day (2014)

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Dallas Buyers Club (2014)

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August: Osage County (2014)

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All Is Lost (2014)

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Big Bad Wolves (2014)

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Devil's Due (2014)

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Her (2014)

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Open Grave (2013)

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The Punk Singer (2013)

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In Fear (2014)

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Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 (2014)

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Grand Piano (2014)

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