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The 4: 2014 Movie Preview

If you are suffering from Superhero fatigue, plan to remain worn out from the barrage of heroes that will blast into theaters in 2014. Characters from the Marvel Universe will be ever-present throughout the year [...]

01/05/2014

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Movie Review | Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

When you start stealing ideas from Leprechaun In the Hood, you know your franchise is done. That’s right people, the Paranormal Activity saga has moved to the ghetto, or should I say El Barrio, in [...]

01/02/2014

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Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese has found his new partner in crime with Leonardo DiCaprio. Over the last ten years, the two have begun a collaboration that rivals Scorsese’s friendship with his old right hand man, Robert De [...]

12/31/2013

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Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks

Mary Poppins was a classic Disney film that even this musical-hating critic loves to this day. It’s the story of a magical nanny who whips the Banks family into shape and was a fun tale [...]

12/19/2013

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Movie Review: American Hustle

Maybe it’s because I’m a child of the 80s, but when I think of the 1970s one word comes to mind… Yuck! The bad hair, tacky suits, disco music and an unstable American economy has [...]

12/18/2013

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Movie Review: Nebraska

Nebraska stars Bruce Dern as the dementia suffering Woody. An alcoholic who annoys his family with the belief that he’s won a million dollars from a magazine sweepstakes. I know what everyone must be thinking. How [...]

12/12/2013

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Movie Review | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

I loved the original Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Two Towers was a superior sequel and the follow-up The Return of the King took home the Oscar for Best Picture. The LOTR wowed audiences [...]

12/11/2013

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Movie Review: Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace is a look at nice guys who end up making poor choices in life that brings out the ugliness in human nature. Christian Bale plays Russell Baze, a blue collared Pennsylvania [...]

12/04/2013

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Movie Review: Oldboy

I’m not the biggest fan of foreign films. You can call me a snooty American or a simpleton who doesn’t understand the fine art of overseas cinema, but the truth is, I don’t go to [...]

11/26/2013

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Movie Review: The Book Thief

Trying to find something sweet or heartfelt in a film concerning the Holocaust is not the easiest task or one that should be attempted. Sure, Life is Beautiful managed to find some laughs in a Nazi [...]

11/26/2013