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Movie Review: More Poor than Peculiar

Tim Burton has been inconsistent with his movies the last decade, with both masterpieces (Sweeney Todd, Big Eyes) and blunders (Alice in Wonderland, Dark Shadows) as of late. I’m sorry to say his latest film, ...

Movie Review: Insurgent takes the Divergent series deeper into Virtual Reality

There seems to be a demand for dystopian science fiction steeped with heroic, merciless female characters. The Divergent series — based on the popular YA novels by Veronica Roth — returns to kick off the ...

Movie Review: Disney’s Cinderella is back in expert form

Magic wands, gleaming glass shoes and impossibly elegant dresses glitter with pixie dust. A handsome prince is on the lookout for a companion; beside him a dying king waits to see his son and kingdom ...

Movie Review: An unremarkable return to the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

“There’s no present like the time.” Bits and pieces of half-baked philosophy akin to what’s above are scattered throughout The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Movie Review: Will Smith’s latest movie loses Focus

Enter a world of glitz, glamour, crafty dialogue and deceit. Beautiful women stroll along the beige alleys of Buenos Aires, Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) sits idly in a dapper summer outfit — observing his crack ...

Witness the heart of seven real life champions: McFarland, USA

We’ve seen it countless times before: the heroic coach taking on an impossible task of training a team of misfits who are seemingly hopeless and unmotivated to win a championship — McFarland, USA utilizes all ...

We’re The Millers: 3.5/5

This odd romantic comedy is exactly that, a romantic comedy with a few sight gags thrown in. We’re The Millers is the story of a drug dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) who gets robbed of his ...

Lee Daniel’s the Butler: 4/5

Lee Daniel’s The Butler gives life to an era for African-Americans from the American south in the 1920’s  to the election of Barrack Obama from the perspective of Cecil (Forest Whitaker) – a White House ...

“The Heat” Leaves You Cold: 2.5/5

When two drastically different law enforcement officers are thrust onto the same case, they must learn to use their complementary strengths to take down a violent criminal. This is the storyline behind every buddy-cop comedy, ...

Review: World War Z

Q: What happens when an unstoppable zombie force meets Brad Pitt’s immovable hair?  A: A good $400 million movie that should have been a GREAT $175 million movie. World War Z is compelling and suspenseful ...

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