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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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Weekend Wrap Up: Elysium Stays Down to Earth

Despite an intriguing premise, a strong leading man and good trailers, Elysium became yet another in the list of original sci-fi disappointments this year, joining the likes of Oblivion and Pacific Rim. That said, because of the depth this weekend, … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap Up: “2 Guns” Shoot up the Competition

Unless Elysium somehow proves to be a blockbuster next weekend, it’s looking like we have officially left the big money-makers and blockbusters behind. It happens almost every year as we turn to August. That certainly doesn’t mean films can’t be … Continue reading

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August Movie Preview

In a lot of ways, July is the end of the summer movie season. Sure, August can have a decently sized hit now and then, but it’s quite rare for a film released in August to surpass $200 million. July … Continue reading

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