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‘The Lazarus Effect’ not quite DOA, but not worth a theater trip

‘The Lazarus Effect’ not quite DOA, but not worth a theater trip

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Lazarus Effect is a fine enough horror film but it doesn’t necessitate a trip to the theater.

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‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are films that have an ability to transport audiences from their theatre seats into worlds and experience characters from another era. Some films do this so well that walking out of a movie theatre feels like stepping out of an airport as you return home from a vacation.

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‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rob Marshall may not be the most experienced director cranking out studio films currently but he is no stranger to success and the big budget films that often earn it having directed four films prior to his latest, Into the Woods including two other musicals. These have all been met with varying levels of critical […]

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Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Big Eyes” is the least Tim Burton-feeling Tim Burton film in years and that’s a very good thing. Consequently, it’s also the best Tim Burton film in years. Burton’s been in a bit of his rut, his last few films have featured the same tired set of actors (cough *Johnny Depp* cough) and have been […]

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‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The life and even name of Alan Turing remains a vast unknown to most people even though his influence is a part of almost everyone’s day to day. The man who paved the way for the modern computer led a life shrouded in secrecy and sadness as he worked to crack German codes during WWII. […]

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‘Unbroken’ tugs at heart strings

‘Unbroken’ tugs at heart strings

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has been no shortage of interesting people and events throughout history ranging from extraordinary people and the legacy they’ve left behind or normal people who have lived extraordinary lives. With this vast history to pull from there have been no shortage of biopics through the years ranging from sprawling depictions of entire lives to […]

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‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This weekend two trilogies have their final chapters hitting cinemas. One is a fun adventure with a well-known cast of characters, some shorter than others, but all fighting together against supernatural elements. The other is about a hobbit. That’s right “Night at the Museum” is back with all your favorites and a few new fun historical and mythological figures join as well for “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.”

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ disappoints

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ disappoints

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is likely the worst film I have seen in 2014. I take no joy in typing those words as I truly want to enjoy everything I see regardless of actors or directors involved or the genre it is classified as and love The Hobbit as written by Tolkien.

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The New Exodus: Ridley Scott Paints Moses as the Accidental Hero

The New Exodus: Ridley Scott Paints Moses as the Accidental Hero

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

If Charlton Heston were still alive, he would be pleased with Ridley Scott’s rendition of the Exodus and Christian Bale’s portrayal of Moses/Moshe.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Luckily, the cast and crew made magic happen and created a movie that is just as entertaining and funny as the original.

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