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Escape from Tomorrow

With Escape from Tomorrow, one fears the story behind the movie would loom larger than the movie itself. Luckily, that is not the case. After all, it opens with a decapitation on Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster.
05/06/2014 | Comments 0

Sorcerer

William Friedkin spends a lot of time in his 2013 memoir discussing why Sorcerer didn't click with critics and audiences even though he believes it to be better than his previous film, The Exorcist. Now that Warner Home Video has reissued Sorcerer on Blu-ray, we can see what Friedkin's fuss is all about.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

Welcome to the coastal resort of Broadchurch, population … oh, who can keep track, what will all the corpses? Yes, Broadchurch is yet another British television procedural involving the search for a murderer in a quaint little town, just like the limited series The Fall and Top of the Lake.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Essentially part five in the ridiculously profitable horror franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones continues the found-footage conceit of the other films. The difference is instead of the scares taking place in rich white suburbia, they do so in a junky apartment complex on a largely Latino side of Oxnard, Calif.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0
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Drive


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Rod Lott
To race right to the finish line, as it were, “Drive” is — so far — the year’s best film and a new crime classic.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Captain America: The First Avenger

Enlist in 'Captain America,' the final and finest superhero adventure of a summer season flooded with them.


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Rod Lott
"Captain America: The First Avenger" is Marvel's third — third! — superhero movie just this summer, following "Thor" and "X-Men: First Class," so it would be reasonable to expect audiences to be burned out on men in tights.
 
Monday, July 25, 2011

Thor

Unneccesary 3D, and too long, but other than that...


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Rod Lott
By god (pun intended) did “Thor” ever give me a headache.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Fast Five

The most entertaining of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ franchise


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Rod Lott
Some would equate the statement “the most entertaining of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ franchise” with “the best time I got punched in the face.”
 
Friday, April 29, 2011

Hanna

The action-thriller ‘Hanna’ is all stylish teen angst ... with a body count.


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Phil Bacharach
Life can be hard for a 16-year-old girl. Clueless parents, frenemies, boy trouble, pressure over grades, zits: The dramas are nearly Shakespearean. And that doesn’t even take into account the shadowy government agents out to get you.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Mechanic

Jason Statham. You know the rest.


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Rod Lott
Whether “The Transporter” or now “The Mechanic,” Jason Statham has one job in Hollywood, but he does it quite well: being cinema’s most reliable action star of the 21st century.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Kung Fu Dunk

It's kung fu and basketball? How could this go wrong?


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Rod Lott
Most critics agree “The Green Hornet” has no sting, but that its Kato, Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, is its greatest redeeming factor. For even more of him in action, local moviegoers have one chance only as the Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens his fifth film, 2008’s “Kung Fu Dunk,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Green Hornet

Don't bother


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Rod Lott
Few would-be tentpole pictures have had more torturous development periods than “The Green Hornet,” dating back nearly 20 years.
 
Friday, January 14, 2011

True Grit


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Rod Lott
Payback’s a bitch as a girl avenges her father’s murder in ‘True Grit,’ an unconventional, winning Western.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Tourist


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Doug Bentin
Strangers on a train Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp meet cute in ‘The Tourist.’ May we see your vacation photos, please?
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Warrior's Way

 
Saturday, December 4, 2010

Unstoppable

 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

Red

 
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Resident Evil: Afterlife

 
Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Girl Who Played with Fire

 
Thursday, August 19, 2010
 
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