THROWBACK: ‘Groundhog Day’: An unlikely philosophical story

BY Jen T. Tuazon

Groundhog Day (1993, Comedy)

Groundhog Day (1993, Comedy)

The critically acclaimed movie Groundhog Day, from its title, to its plot, to its main star, would never have struck me as a “thinking” movie. But the film is just that. And more.

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‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’: Love may not always last, but friendship can be forever

BY Jen T. Tuazon

Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012, romantic comedy)

Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012, Romantic Comedy)

Celeste and Jesse Forever is a simple bittersweet story of two soul mates grown apart. The premise may be simple, and the plot not uncommon, but Celeste and Jesse Forever still touches, moves, and hits the heart.

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WELCOME to our happy place

BY Joanna Mendoza

Here at The Movie Clubbers, we can shamelessly show appreciation for any movie we liked–even those that critics bashed. (Photo courtesy of http://www.sxc.hu)

Here at The Movie Clubbers, we can shamelessly show appreciation for any movie we liked — even those that critics bashed. (Photo courtesy of http://www.sxc.hu)

I find that critics are sometimes a little too hard on movies. Don’t you?

Say Star Trek Into Darkness. I absolutely loved it. And so did many non-critics I know. So I went positively livid when someone at work told me that, after reading some negative reviews, he realized the sequel wasn’t as good as he originally felt it was.

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