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Closed Circuit: Movie Review

August 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

In the opening sequence of the new thriller “Closed Circuit” we are shown a busy outdoor city market via numerous closed circuit cameras. Each camera focuses on [...]

In a World…: Movie Review

August 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

“In a World…” are the three words that were used back in the day when voiceover stars were an important part of a film’s trailer. Today, we [...]

You’re Next: Movie Review

August 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

I screened “You’re Next” back in March at SXSW and the mini-review was included in my SXSW 2013 recap which you can view here.  Below is the review from [...]

Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Movie Review

August 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

For myself, writing a negative review for a film about a very important time in our country is not an easy task.  The Civil Rights movement is probably the single most [...]

Kick-Ass 2: Movie Review

August 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jeff Wadlow takes over directing duties for Matthew Vaughn in the surprisingly good sequel to 2010’s modest-hit “Kick-Ass”.  When word first broke that a [...]

Paranoia: Movie Review

August 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

After watching the trailers for “Paranoia”, I was absolutely sure that the movie was going to be a total stinker, despite the fact that Gary Oldman and Harrison [...]

The Spectacular Now: Movie Review

August 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Director James Ponsoldt’s “The Spectacular Now” my not be a spectacular film, but it does feature a spectacular performance from its’ star Miles [...]

Blue Jasmine: Movie Review

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

All of the Academy Award buzz going around about Cate Blanchett’s performance in the new Woody Allen film “Blue Jasmine” is well justified.  She is [...]

Elysium: Movie Review

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Writer/Director Neill Blomkamp’s long awaited follow-up to his surprise hit “District 9” is without a doubt a stunning and intelligent piece of science [...]

We’re the Millers: Movie Review

August 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

After the 2004 comedy hit “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”, director Rawson Marshall Thurber seemed to take a break from features. In 2008 he helmed a film I [...]
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