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Thursday, May 31, 2012 05:05 am
While Will Smith’s on-screen counterparts have defeated aliens, zombies, robots and drug dealers, the actor himself faces a far more threatening foe, that of irrelevance. Having graced the big s...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 04:53 pm
The movies I hate most are those that play it safe, the ones that refuse to take any chances in their quest for laughs or tears. Boundary pushing is not for those who operate in this milquetoast terri...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:51 pm
One of the advantages of having low expectations is that you increase the possibility of being pleasantly surprised. Case in point, Peter Berg’s Battleship, a movie that upon seeing the trailer,...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 05:09 pm
There’s plenty of blame and shame to go around in Lee Hirsch’s Bully, a flawed yet compelling documentary that puts our nation’s bullying epidemic under the microscope. Shot in 2010,...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 05:13 pm
I have some vague recollections of the Dark Shadows soap opera. I remember NOT being allowed to watch it, that whenever I did sneak a peak around the corner into the living room that there was always ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012 11:37 am
Epic in scope and audacious in its execution, The Avengers is a product (make no mistake – it’s more product than film) that lives up to every promise Marvel Studios has made since they la...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 06:40 pm
I have a theory about adaptations of Nicholas Sparks’ novels. Give a script of any one of his novels to a budding filmmaker and if they can successfully make a movie from it, then that’s a...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 01:43 pm
Though the credits in Lockout assure us that it is “based on an original idea by Luc Besson,” those with a rudimentary knowledge of genre filmmaking will immediately recognize its premise ...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 03:31 pm
Since its release at this year’s SXSW festival, Joss Whedon’s The Cabin in the Woods has been steadily building buzz. The writer/director’s rabid fans have taken to the blogosphere t...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 01:39 pm
I want to state first that I am not a prude. I don’t mind a ribald joke or a filthy gag and I’m not ashamed to say that I’ve laughed long and hard at the work of Mel Brooks, the Farr...


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