Tampa Movie Critic T.M. Powell

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Movie Review: Labor Day

Director Jason Reitman tackled lobbyists in Thank You For Smoking, teen pregnancy in Juno and cut throat corporate America in Up In The Air. It may have been a diverse and complicated set of subject matter for a [...]

01/31/2014

Credit: Focus Features

Movie Review: That Awkward Moment

That Awkward Moment personifies a Dead Zone movie release. A romantic comedy with three up and coming stars ( Zac Efron, Miles Teller & Michael B. Jordan) that is nothing like the trailers shown to [...]

01/30/2014

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Movie Review: Ride Along

I wasn’t expecting much out of the odd couple cop film Ride Along when I sat down to watch it. But after a vanilla opening action sequence that is typical of Tim Story’s subpart directing [...]

01/17/2014

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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 [...]

01/17/2014

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Snub You: Samuel L. Jackson In Pulp Fiction

This year will mark the 20th anniversary of one of greatest films of all time, Pulp Fiction. Pulp Fiction made Quentin Tarantino, the “it” director, revived John Travolta’s career and made us take notice of the [...]

01/16/2014

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Movie Review: Lone Survivor

I hate to say it, but most of us don’t become aware of the acts of bravery or the turmoil soldiers must endure on the battlefield unless it’s in a movie on the big screen. [...]

01/08/2014

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Movie Review: Her

Spike Jonze is the master director of theater of all things weird. Jonze breaks down the boundaries of strange and finds a way to make the audience buy into nearly any crazy premise. Being John [...]

01/07/2014

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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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