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Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
 McG’s 3 Days to Kill is the sort of film that’s hard to defend. Yet, I couldn’t help but be entertained by its odd pastiche of elements and dark sense of humor, both of which helped add a...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 When Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop burst onto screens in 1987 it caused a sensation, primarily because of its excessive violence but also because of its cutting edge special effects. It also played...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 George Clooney’s The Monuments Men has the sort of pedigree that Oscar winners are made of. What with an all-star cast, including former Academy Awards recipients Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, J...
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 12:01 am
 With Hasbro having turned G.I. Joe and Transformers into successful franchises, I suppose it was only a matter of time before they built a feature around those little plastic blocks from Denmark...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 Paramount Pictures is eager to relaunch its Jack Ryan franchise – which has been dormant since 2002’s The Sum of All Fears – and they’ve gone about it in a curious way. Instead of portra...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor contains the most revelatory opening credits sequences I’ve seen in a long time. Composed of various documentary film clips, it quickly compresses the basic traini...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County is the sort of work that makes you take stock of yourself and your life. After seeing this story of a dysfunctional Oklahoma famil...
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 Though Spike Jonze’s Her takes place during some undisclosed time in the near future, it couldn’t be more timely. And while its premise seems absurd on the surface – a man falls in love wi...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:01 am
 While I would hardly call it cutting edge cinema, Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a rather risky proposition in this day and age. As the poet, philosopher and sports agent Jer...

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