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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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Suspenseful ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ does not disappoint

Suspenseful ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ does not disappoint

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Historically however, horror movie sequels have rarely been as well received as their predecessors, so I went in with an open mind and low expectations. And let me tell you, I was most definitely not disappointed. In fact, I would have to say it is one of the best horror movie sequels I’ve seen in a long time as well as one of the smartest and edgiest.

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‘Dawn of the Planet of Apes’ surpasses its predecessors with stunning visuals, compelling story

‘Dawn of the Planet of Apes’ surpasses its predecessors with stunning visuals, compelling story

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beautiful visuals, well done action sequences and a great story deliver all that is necessary for a summer blockbuster and moves beyond this title as a genuinely good film.

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‘Begin Again’ charms with a song

‘Begin Again’ charms with a song

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Begin Again” is a love story, but not your typical love story. Not everyone gets a second chance at love and not every second chance is worth giving. For two strangers brought together by unfortunate circumstances, they’re about to get a second chance at love. Their love story brings them together and shows them falling back in love…with music.

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