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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Film Review: ALL ABOUT NINA

Film Review: ALL ABOUT NINA

WDCB’s Gary Zidek reviews ALL ABOUT NINA.

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Filmmaker Eva Vives’ debut feature, ALL ABOUT NINA, can’t easily be categorized. It’s part comedy, part drama and part love story. The title character Nina Geld, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, is an edgy stand-up comedian trying to take the next step in her career, while also confronting personal demons.

 Mary Elizabeth Winstead in ALL ABOUT NINA

Mary Elizabeth Winstead in ALL ABOUT NINA

ALL ABOUT NINA is really all about Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Her portrayal of an emotionally damaged woman struggling to cope with past traumas is truly remarkable.  Winstead also nails the part of playing a contemporary stand-up comic. 

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Writer/director Eva Vives has created a film that refuses to provide easy answers for the sake of audience satisfaction.  Gary gives ALL ABOUT NINA 3 out of 4 stars ***. 

ALL ABOUT NINA is currently playing at select theaters around the country.

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