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Carrie: Movie Review

October 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Brian De Palma’s 1976 adaptation of Stephen King’s “Carrie” is a horror classic, thanks in part to his direction and Sissy Spacek.  The 2013 remake [...]

Escape Plan: Movie Review

October 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

I didn’t go into “Escape Plan” expecting high art.  I didn’t even expect anything original. However, I was hoping that after waiting nearly three [...]

The Fifth Estate: Movie Review

October 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

The website WikiLeaks has exposed more government secrets and corporate crimes than most media outlets combined.  Most of the world is familiar with WikiLeaks, but many like [...]

Captain Phillips: Movie Review

October 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

In 2009, Captain Richard Phillips and his crew, were overtaken by Somali pirates, in what was the first American ship hijacking in two hundred years.  The new film from [...]

Gravity: Movie Review

October 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Director Alfonso Cuarón (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men) has proven himself in the past as a director with vision, but nothing he has done could [...]

Runner Runner: Movie Review

October 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

I didn’t have high expectations going into “Runner Runner”.  The trailers did not make me hopeful. However, director Brad Furman’s previous film, [...]

Don Jon: Movie Review

September 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Joseph Gordon-Levitt pulls triple duty as writer, director, and star of the new comedy “Don Jon” and I am pretty sure this wildly funny and sharp comedy will make [...]

Baggage Claim: Movie Review

September 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

This week multiplexes are getting two completely different romantic-comedies.  One of which is the sharp, funny, and original “Don Jon”, the other is the [...]

Rush: Movie Review

September 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ron Howard’s “Rush” is based on the real life rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) an Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) during the [...]
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