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SNOWPIERCER Movie Review

When I was in college, I remember a Sociology professor who drew a square on the chalkboard  in the form of 9 dots.  She asked the students to draw one continuous line that connected all of the dots.  It was the ‘kobay...


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DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Movie Review

DUNSTON CHECKS OUT The second installment in the reboot, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, begins and ends with the same image: a closeup of a pair of eyes staring directly into the camera. Rendered in full CGI glory, they evoke ...


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TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Movie Review

Ok ok I get it already. You don’t like Michael Bay TRANSFORMERS movies! Well guess what!? I think they’re pretty damn cool! They are bat shit crazy and there really isn’t anything else like them in theaters. A...



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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead!! For many years, sequels to animated features were mainly direct to video and didn’t come anywhere near the magic of the originals. However, that all changed once Pixar entered the world of animated t...


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EDGE OF TOMORROW Movie Review

Let’s get our Nerd review on! I’ll be honest with you. I didn’t really know how to start off this EDGE OF TOMORROW review.  I definitely didn’t want to start off by comparing it to GROUNDHOG’S DA...


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MALEFICENT Movie Review

As a child, I was never a huge SLEEPING BEAUTY fan and my G.I. Joe battling ass assumed it was a “girls only” affair. While it may be true that I do not fit into Disney’s “Target Audience” for a ca...



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A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Back in 2012 Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY) successfully broke into movies with the comedy hit TED, now he returns to the medium with A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST, a comedic romp through the old west...


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X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Movie Review

Warning: There will be spoilers aplenty in the paragraphs ahead. You should probably go see the movie and come back… Director Bryan Singer’s film X-MEN back in 2000 knocked my dinosaur-patterned socks off! Being a h...


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GODZILLA (2014) Movie Review

“History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of man.”- Blue Oyster Cult, “Godzilla” Yes, it is something of a slow burn in the new GODZILLA reboot until the big guy himself shows up.  ...



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JOE Movie Review

Like the Kanye West of Hollywood, Nicolas Cage is a misunderstood genius whose work is redefining what can be considered great or visionary. The Cage is well aware of his legacy’s misgivings but this hasn’t stop...


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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Movie Review

“Was rebooting the Spider-Man films really necessary?” You may have been wondering this ever since director Marc Webb graced theaters with THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reboot in 2012.  And honestly, I really can’t ...


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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Marvel Studios continues their streak of outstanding movies with CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. Following the events in THE AVENGERS, Steve Rogers is still having some problems acclimating himself...



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NOAH Movie Review

After the ridiculously profitable BLACK SWAN ($330 million worldwide on a $13 million budget) doors opened for director Darren Aronofsky. He got the necessary clout to finally make a movie about NOAH, a man whose story he had b...


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THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Movie Review

Writer/Director Wes Anderson (MOONRISE KINGDOM) may be one of the most divisive filmmakers working today. His films have a unique artistic visual aesthetic, and when you combine that with his wry comedic sense and typically out...


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SABOTAGE Movie Review

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from action crime-thrillers like SABOTAGE, it’s that fictional DEA agents are the most entertainingly psychotic pricks on the planet.  In the vein of Denzel Washington’...



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MUPPETS MOST WANTED Movie Review

Maybe I’m not the best cat to review this picture. Like many adults, I have a special love for the Muppets that will probably prevent me from being unbiased. Cemented the Christmas I was 10, and got a Kermit the Frog wrist wa...


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THE WIND RISES Movie Review

  Hayao Miyazaki is a man who has relentlessly pursued his passion for making animated features and, consequently, has become the biggest name in Japanese animation. Therefore, it’s not surprising that his latest (an...


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300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE Movie Review

So. Many. Abs. I feel like a Victorian damsel vigorously fanning herself on a particularly sweltering Georgia afternoon.  The vapors. I got em.  My word… Quick! Get me a bucket of yellow jackets and 30 White Castle burg...



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3 DAYS TO KILL Movie Review

Oh boy. 3 DAYS TO KILL, get it, get it? Its like you have like 3 days to do nothing but also, like, three days to kill people too! get it? Get it? That title might be the most clever thing about the new Kevin Costner comeback a...


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POMPEII Movie Review

I just put some chicken fingers in the oven.  Their hot chickeny goodness is impending.  Soon, they will be upon me. But, not just yet.  Not just yet.. I should probably start of by saying that I don’t watch GAMES OF T...