Movie Review

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5:00 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Movie Review: Mud

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Mud is a first-rate little drama of life among the lower classes, a little like Winter's Bone, and maybe a good deal more subtle than it seems at first glance.

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5:00 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Movie Review: Oblivion

Tom Cruise broods in Oblivion
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Friday's "Go!" section in the Eagle said some things so generic to current movies that I have half a mind to make a rubber stamp of it to use as a template for future reviews.

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5:00 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Movie Review: Trance

James McAvoy in "Trance"

Even with a little help from some people in the audience, I'm not sure I can say that Trance makes complete sense.

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5:00 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Movie Review: The Croods

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The Croods is a quite enjoyable animation that might have been a little better if it had made up its mind what it wanted to do and worked a little harder to avoid repetition.

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5:00 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Movie Review: Emperor

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Emperor is a blown-opportunity movie, which purports to be about General Douglas MacArthur's decision whether to try Emperor Hirohito for war crimes in the wake of World War II.

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5:00 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Movie Review: Spring Breakers

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Spring Breakers will owe its box office success to its continual shots of bosoms and bottoms, not always covered by bikinis.

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7:27 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Movie Review: The Call

Halle Berry in The Call
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The Call does, as accused, turn in the end from a first-rate police procedural about how the 911 emergency system operates into a story of first-person heroics by Halle Berry.

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5:00 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

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Oz the Great and Powerful is a fun movie not unworthy to be a successor-- as a prequel-- to the great MGM movie of 1939. It isn't as good as The Wizard of Oz, but what is?

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6:41 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Movie Review: 21 & Over

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The makers of the Hangover movies have titled their new movie 21 & Over, supposedly because it is about the loss of innocence and gain in adulthood bestowed by one's 21st birthday.

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5:00 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Movie Review: Snitch

What with all the recent gabble about Academy Awards and all, it may seem a little trivial to talk about a little movie like Snitch.

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