Film Reviews

‘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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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ focuses on world building in lieu of weak plot

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ focuses on world building in lieu of weak plot

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is not too much in the way of plot in Mockingjay as the film mostly follows Katniss as she learns to be the symbol for the resistance

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‘Theory of Everything’ is a brilliant story about love in the face of hardship

‘Theory of Everything’ is a brilliant story about love in the face of hardship

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the bare bones, “The Theory of Everything” is simply a love story between a physically inhibited but brilliant man and the woman who loved him and faithfully cared for him throughout his illness. But just how far does love go when faced with such a hardship?

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Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

While Christopher Nolan is no stranger to large scale films and borderline fantasy or sci-fi concepts, nothing in his filmography to date matches the scale or ambition that Interstellar brings with it. With a stellar cast and serviceable marketing campaign, it appears as if Nolan is making his first real attempt at awards season attention with this space epic.

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‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Big Hero 6” is a visual delight to watch from the very beginning, introducing a playful world full of imagination and wonder.

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‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just in time for Halloween, Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film, “Nightcrawler” creeps on to the screen this weekend

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“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

By harnessing this rawness and finding a way to combine the advantages and rawness of theatre in a cinematic medium, “Birdman” provides a very realistic and unforgiving outlook on human nature that will stick with audiences until well after the credits fade.

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