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Thursday, March 5, 2015 07:20 pm
I suppose it’s a prerequisite that characters in horror films have never seen any horror films themselves.  If they did, then they would know better than to go into the dark house, venture into the creepy woods at night or pick up the hitchhiker at the side of the road.  No, their ignorance is required so that viewers can get the sort of vicarious thrills lacking in our everyday life. ...
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 02:56 pm
Midway through his new feature Focus.  Will Smith’s given the self-reflective line of dialogue, “I still got it.” That his character, con man extraordinaire Nicky Spurgeon, is face down d...
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 04:17 pm
 Alice Howland knows that she’s living on borrowed time.  She’s well aware of what fate awaits her having been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and seeing those whose m...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 10:07 am
“There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘Good job.’ ” So says Terence Fletcher, instructor at the Shaeffer Conservatory of Music, a master manipulator whose sole...
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 08:53 pm
It’s hardly surprising that an air of weariness hangs over Taken as the third entry in any most any franchise starts to look ragged around the edges.  However, what’s most surprising is jus...


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