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Smith goes back in time in the entertaining Men in Black III

A movie sequel no one was exactly clamoring for. It happened last year with the surprisingly entertaining Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and now this year comes Men in Black III. Add this to the fact that star Will Smith … Continue reading

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Cronenberg’s all-talk and no-interest approach handicaps the subject of psychoanalysis in “A Dangerous Method”

The early days of psychoanalysis: not exactly the most entertaining of subjects for one to find compelling for a film. The key to draw an audience in to a difficult subject such as this lies in the hands and skills … Continue reading

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Whedon assembles a fun, entertaining blockbuster of multiple heroes in “Marvel’s The Avengers”

Writer/director Joss Whedon knows a thing or two about not only being one of the most spirited creative minds out there, but also for having a little fun with it all in the process. As anyone who appreciated his cult-following, … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to…

It’s that time of year again: the Oscars. As big of a film guy as I am, even I couldn’t see every single film or performance nominated for the Academy Award from 2011 (seven out of nine for best picture … Continue reading

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Rooney Mara rocks in an Americanized take on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Film adaptations of best-selling novels are always a tricky feat to pull off successfully. Even more so are ones that were already adapted to film before and were acclaimed takes on the original works at that. When one thinks of … Continue reading

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Scorsese’s love of cinema shines through in Hugo

It doesn’t take much to know how much director Martin Scorsese appreciates the world of cinema. From Taxi Driver and Raging Bull to Goodfellas and his recent Oscar winner The Departed, Scorsese has always had quite the vision of the … Continue reading

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An intense Gosling propels the moody, art-house thriller Drive

An intense, solitary, quiet man with no name—sounds an awful lot like the “spaghetti western” days of Clint Eastwood in his “Man With No Name” trilogy. In those films, Eastwood was a man one didn’t know much about because he … Continue reading

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