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A scary movie for all kinds

February 7, 2012

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

The fourth installment in the “Underworld” franchise, “Underworld Awakening,” delivers with a fresh new spin on an otherwise scattered series. Should you be new to the Underworld series, the film may leave you a little confused, and quite frankly, left behind. The film’s fast pace would leave viewers in awe and...

‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ mysterious but captivating

February 7, 2012

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“Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy” weaves a tangled web of espionage and integer as a team of British intelligence is put under the microscope in hopes of tracking down the mole. Lead by the retiree M. Smiley (Gary Oldman), the information he receives could change the world. The film was directed by Thomas Alfreson, a ...

Sherlock Holmes meets his match in ‘A Game of Shadows’

February 7, 2012

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The dynamic case-solving duo of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson have returned to the silver screens across the world, in the second installment of director Guy Ritchie’s adaptations of the famous book series, dually titled Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Though the film was released with a myriad of other films on the...

Tom Cruise climbs his way back to the box office with ‘Ghost Protocol’

February 7, 2012

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A successful action thriller is shown with the fourth movie in the Mission Impossible series, Ghost Protocol. Not only does this movie portrayed a heart broken Tom Cruise hanging more then more than 100 stories from Burj Khalifa tower above bustling streets of Dubai, but Cruise claims that he insisted to do as much stunts as...

Hoover Hits the Screen

December 27, 2011

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http://youtu.be/DR6fCQ71xcY J. Edgar is a candid depiction of the life of one of our nations most infamous Patriots.  J. Edgar Hoover, who for those not Historically savvy, and not to be mistaken with president Hoover, Fathered the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as we know it today. As a public figure head for law...

“Rum Diary” runs into the theater

December 27, 2011

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http://youtu.be/0YUx36yLLug In a sea of remakes and movies that can only be described as cinematic crap, came a movie that had the potential to change the status quo. “The Rum Diary,” failed to change the image brought about by the half rate movies that have been produced by un-original directors. Although the plot...

Paranormal Activity strikes again

December 27, 2011

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http://youtu.be/KbmK9o9DJn4 Trilogies don’t always have to be horrible, and a perfect example would be the recently released “Paranormal Activity 3.” In this movie series the audience follows Katie and Christy through their experiences with paranormal encounters. The movies go backwards in time further explaining...

“The Thing” Gets “Footloose”

December 27, 2011

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It’s the battle of the remakes, in one corner of the ring we have the danced-crazed, feel-good “Footloose” and in the other corner we have “The Thing;” will this cult classic strike new fear into hearts of old fans or will “Footloose” cut loose with some new dance moves? Both films debuted for the first time...

Movie Review: “Real Steel”

December 18, 2011

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http://youtu.be/3S8a180uYBM?hd=1 “Real Steel” captures a futuristic look at robot fighting, from the underground to the professional. Without a deep story line, this movie delivers everything you would expect it to, as long as all you expect are robots beating each other to scrap metal. The story follows Charlie Kenton...

Eisenberg Delivers in 30 minutes or less

December 15, 2011

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn9DoxS_nck By Ryan Swan As summer comes to an end and classes begin, moviegoers look for an escape from the heat by relaxing in an empty, air-conditioned movie theatre. And if you have my luck, just as the curtains open and the lights dim, the only person other than you to decide to see...

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