Tampa Bay Movie Critic T.M. Powell

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Movie Review: Transcendence

At this point in Johnny Depp’s career, I believe there is a set of instructions given to the studios concerning the eccentric actors film projects. The directions are simple. Create weird character and insert Johnny [...]

04/16/2014

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Movie Review: Under The Skin

Under The Skin is one of the strangest movie experiences I have ever been subjected to. It is part thriller, part reality TV drama, part Sci-Fi and part erotic cinema mixed in a big bowl of [...]

04/15/2014

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Movie Review: Draft Day

There have been some great movies about the sport of football, but when it comes to films that actually involve the NFL, the selections are nothing to cheer over. Sure, we had wild Bulls from North Dallas [...]

04/08/2014

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The Hypothetical: Ledger Lives

Welcome to my new article, ‘The Hypothetical’; an interesting take and discussion about all the scenarios that could have been if different choices or actions took place in Hollywood. Imagine Tom Selleck as Indiana Jones [...]

03/31/2014

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Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson is not for everyone. I rather enjoy the genius of quirk, but I could see how chatty and weird dialogue spouted from rather cartoonish characters could turn viewers off. I can relate since much of [...]

03/25/2014

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Movie Review: Muppets Most Wanted

When The Muppets hit theaters two years ago after a prolonged absence, Disney caught lightning in the nostalgia bottle with the old furry puppets. The Muppets touched our hearts and tickled our funny bone while [...]

03/20/2014

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Movie Review: Divergent

The horrible hollywood teen novel adaptation train continues to roar down the tracks letting off mediocre films at every stop hoping to have the next Hunger Games or Twilight franchise. We had to endure The [...]

03/20/2014

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Movie Review: Bad Words

Jason Bateman has become the go to, comedy straight man in Hollywood. Whether he is managing the eccentric Bluth Family in Arrested Development or suffering emotional abuse as Nick in Horrible Bosses, Bateman shines when reacting [...]

03/19/2014

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The 4: Final Scenes

Sometimes, great ideas can come from the most unlikely places. My wife is without a doubt the brain in our family, but when it comes to Pop Culture, I’m the king of the castle. Over [...]

03/16/2014

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Movie Review: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Of all the great cartoons just waiting to be adapted to the big screen, you would think there would have to be a better option than Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Based on the cartoon short Peabody’s Improbable [...]

03/06/2014

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