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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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‘Gone Girl’ provides moving, disturbing glimpse into the dark chasm of   relationships

‘Gone Girl’ provides moving, disturbing glimpse into the dark chasm of relationships

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Gone Girl” holds up its novel’s reputation of being a slow burn that both disturbs and excites.

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‘The Maze Runner’ is a thrilling adventure that improves on the book (Bethany’s Review)

‘The Maze Runner’ is a thrilling adventure that improves on the book (Bethany’s Review)

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next young adult post-apocalyptic dystopian novel to tackle the big screen is James Dashner’s “The Maze Runner.” And for once, the movie is actually better than the book.

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‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ brings throwback techniques to solid thriller

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ brings throwback techniques to solid thriller

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Liam Neeson has made a name for himself as an action man over the past five years with the “Taken” films and “Nonstop.” “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is the next film in line for Neeson to add to his badass repertoire. While the film has its small stumbles, it manages to add small nuances that its predecessors lacked.

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‘This Is Where I Leave You’ will leave you laughing & crying

‘This Is Where I Leave You’ will leave you laughing & crying

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It has been a long time since a movie has made me cry, laugh, and cringe all in its 2 hour period, but new dramedy “This is Where I Leave You” achieved just that in the best way possible.

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‘The Giver’ comes to life in fine, but forgettable screen adaptation

‘The Giver’ comes to life in fine, but forgettable screen adaptation

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The Giver” takes place in a utopian future of sorts and follows Jonas as he reaches adulthood and is chosen to learn the secrets of the old world from Jeff Bridges’ character.

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‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ offers tasteful break from Summer’s blockbusters

‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ offers tasteful break from Summer’s blockbusters

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer is a time best spent away from schools, outside at the pool catching rays or in theaters watching big spectacle event films. These larger than life films can sometimes become tiresome or tedious as the summer movie season expands by a couple of weeks each year and audiences may need a break from time to time without sacrificing the theater experience. This weekend “The Hundred-Foot Journey” attempts to remedy this with a much smaller and more intimate story than many of the other offerings currently in theaters.

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‘Lucy’ packs punch, but fails to hit its climax

‘Lucy’ packs punch, but fails to hit its climax

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, not much matches the action in “Lucy.”

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