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Prisoners pulls through in weak month

After weeks of movies not worth watching in theaters and probably not at all, I needed to get to the big screen to see something. It has been about a month since I have gone to a theater to see … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines shows Oscar potential

Sometimes you see a movie trailer and you know it’s destined for Oscar victories. At the very least, a movie trailer could give off an Oscar vibe. Last year’s prime example was Lincoln. From the trailer alone, I thought Lincoln … Continue reading

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Sea of Monsters drown in sequel

Although riddled with flaws, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (Besides being a mouthful of a title) thoroughly entertained me. However, I don’t think anybody was clamoring for a sequel. Despite my doubts about the second installment’s quality, … Continue reading

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Washington, Wahlberg bring firepower to 2 Guns

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are two of my favorite actors. If I see one of them will be in a movie, I’m pretty much on board. Granted, that decision doesn’t work out all the time in the case of┬áThe … Continue reading

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Elysium wastes potential

Looking at the trailer months prior to the release of Elysium, I had high hopes for the sci-fi action movie. I love everything about Matt Damon, including his role in the Bourne trilogy, The Departed, The Legend of Bagger Vance … Continue reading

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Halfway point

The first half of the 2013 movie season is over…Well the first seven months of the movie season are over so it’s technically not the halfway point, but if baseball can call the all-star game the halfway point then I … Continue reading

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Gru and minions shine in second installment

In 2010, Despicable Me was a complete success, taking the box office by storm. What shocked me the most is that after its release Despicable Me, especially the minions, became integrated into everything. I heard people saying, “IT’S SO FLUFFY!” … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane, pedal to the metal

Remember Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift? If you don’t, it was the supposed end of the Fast and Furious franchise and a quick money-making scheme. If you told me the franchise would live on after that film, I’d laugh. If … Continue reading

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Star Trek turns darkness into light

The 2013 movie season has been pretty dull and with the exception of a few films I was starving for the month of May. Finally, May 3 arrived along with the start of the summer movie season. My friends and … Continue reading

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Dukemich’s and Ssjrem’s 2013 Oscar Predictions

On Feb. 24, Seth McFarland will bring his humor to the stage and the best in the movie industry will be honored by the Academy during the 2013 Oscars. Last year, the Academy awarded many of the biggest categories to … Continue reading

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