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Best and worst of 2014

Sorry it took a little while, but here are my favorite and least favorite movies of 2014, listed from 55 to 1 (One being the best, 55 being the worst). When I say favorite, I’m balancing the quality of the … Continue reading

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Interstellar sparks mixed reactions

Is Interstellar a good movie or did Christopher Nolan finally show some chinks in his armor? That is the question that has plagued the movie-going world since Interstellar‘s release last weekend and fueled intense debate. With Christopher Nolan at the … Continue reading

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Recipe for success

By Sheila O’Brien I saw one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time last weekend: “The Hundred-Foot Journey.” Based on a novel by Richard C. Morais, the movie takes place in a small French village. A family … Continue reading

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Expendables 3 proves expendable

I thoroughly enjoyed the first two films in the franchise. With their over the top violence, action sequences and cheesy humor, I loved the sheer entertainment value of “The Expendables” and “The Expendables 2.” They released the trailer for the … Continue reading

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Anarchy indeed

With such an intriguing premise, “The Purge” franchise gave it another shot. As referred to in the film as the “holiday” or “commencement,” the annual Purge is a government sanctioned 12-hour legalization of crime. The idea is to reduce crime … Continue reading

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Dukemich’s holiday movie tradition

Over the years, my family has developed a tradition on my mom’s side of the family, in which we see a movie on Thanksgiving and Christmas (Well my parents are divorced so my sister and I alternate Thanksgivings between them … Continue reading

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Thor franchise beefs up second installment

With the great quality of the first film and the utilization of Loki as the focal villain in The Avengers, the Thor franchise gained some clout. Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston are prominent figures in the franchise’s success as Hemsworth … Continue reading

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