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Movie Review: The Nut Job

Surly is just a squirrel trying to get a nut in the new animated feature The Nut Job. I’m sorry, I couldn’t help the bad pun. What do you expect from me? I had the [...]


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Movie Review: Lee Daniels’ The Butler

I headed into Lee Daniels’ The Butler with high expectations. Lee Daniels’ The Butler tells the real life story of Cecil Gaines, an African-American butler who served in the White House for over 30 years. An average man who [...]


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Movie Review: The Great Gatsby

As high schoolers, we were subjected to The Great Gatsby in our academic curriculums. I have to say,  The Great Gatsby is not one of my favorite books. Its one of the few times in [...]


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Movie Review: Pain and Gain

Stop the presses! Michael Bay is making a movie that doesn’t involve Optimus or Megatron. I didn’t think the public allowed Bay to make movies outside of the Transformers franchise. I like to poke at Michael Bay, but the [...]


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Movie Review: Olympus Has Fallen

The United States of America is a very patriotic country, but for some odd reason, in film – we love to see the White House destroyed. Movie patrons flocked to theaters back in 1996 for [...]


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Movie Review: Admission

Now that Tina Fey’s run on 30 Rock is over, it seemed like a natural transition for her to move to the big screen. Let’s face it, she’s one of the funniest and intelligent people in [...]


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Movie Review: Oz: The Great and Powerful

Sam Raimi is a brave filmmaker. He’s going down a yellow brick road that leads you to The Wiz or something much worse. It can lead you to Return to Oz. Re-examining classic material such as [...]


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Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

Bryan Singer made a splash on the scene with his classic crime thriller The Usual Suspects. He followed that up by igniting the comic book cinema explosion with X-Men and X2: X-Men United. Singer was [...]


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Movie Review: Snitch

Dwayne Johnson has a great life. He’s currently in the middle of another WWE Champion run while still starring in major motion pictures for Hollywood. Dwayne Johnson broke the wrestler-turned-actor stereotype by displaying his action [...]


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Movie Review: A Good Day to Die Hard

If someone asked me to name the best action movie ever. Die Hard would be the two words to spring out of my mouth. Bruce Willis’s role of John McClane turned him into a mega-star [...]