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American Ultra finds fresh twist in a year full of secret agent films

American Ultra finds fresh twist in a year full of secret agent films

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The filmmakers do deserve a ton of credit for “American Ultra”; for a year that will end with at least seven secret agent movies before the year is over, they found an approach that carves its own niche to stand out from the crowd.

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“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

By all accounts, the performances are good, the stunts are well performed and deception and trickery is highlighted as characters slither around each other for their own personal gain. But instead of all of these bright moving parts working in unison to arrive at a very fulfilling vision, it feels more like a shell game to hide the lack of ingenuity behind the core of the film.

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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has all the elements that make the franchise great

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has all the elements that make the franchise great

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised that the storyline and plot direction balanced really well with the action and stunts. Most times actors and directors tend to lean on one aspect or the other, but with “Rogue Nation” I think director Brad Bird brought out the best of what makes the franchise great.

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Paper Towns Tour Clues Dallas into What to Expect from Film Adaptation; Interview with John Green

Paper Towns Tour Clues Dallas into What to Expect from Film Adaptation; Interview with John Green

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The acclaimed book, Paper Towns, by author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars) is coming to the big screen Friday, July 24. But first, Green and stars of the film stopped by Dallas for an exclusive fan event and sneak peek at the movie.

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Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’ is a hilarious film debut

Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’ is a hilarious film debut

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Directed by the legendary Judd Apatow, “Trainwreck” definitely holds its own against his classics “40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up.”

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Paper Towns movie tour coming to Dallas with free event feat. cast & Saint Motel performance

Paper Towns movie tour coming to Dallas with free event feat. cast & Saint Motel performance

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Popular young adult fiction author John Green is making an exclusive return to Texas and the cast of his latest book adaptation to film is joining him.

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Arnold’s back in Terminator Genisys, but film lacks charisma

Arnold’s back in Terminator Genisys, but film lacks charisma

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s more than possible to dip your toes back into a stagnant or failed franchise and deliver something ranging from quite good to spectacular but Genisys does not land in that spectrum.

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Love is love; marriage equality brings hope

Love is love; marriage equality brings hope

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 26, 2015 is a great day indeed.

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‘Inside Out’ confidently lands amongst Pixar’s best

‘Inside Out’ confidently lands amongst Pixar’s best

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

After stumbling with clunking films about automobiles and monsters in college that seemed to lack traces of a human spirit, Pixar proves it is still capable of gathering its wits and knock out a masterfully told film with “Inside Out”.

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Jurassic World is worth a revisit to the park & franchise

Jurassic World is worth a revisit to the park & franchise

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jurassic World is honestly better than it has any right to be.

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