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July 18, 2014
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Sex Tape Review: It’s all about the iPad

— Posted by Jim Hasani

  Synopsis: A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts.    …

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June 30, 2014
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Transformers Age of Extinction Review: Fourth Time the Charm

— Posted by Jim Hasani

  Synopsis: An automobile mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down the Autobots – and a paranoid government official – on them.     We have come…

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June 13, 2014
Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime Directed by:  Phil Lord, Christopher MillerStarring: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice CubeWritten by: Michael Bacall (screenplay), Oren Uziel (screenplay)

22 Jump Street brings a bigger budget with similar laughs

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.  …

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June 11, 2014
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Lucky Bastard Review: Part Porn and Part Amusing

— Posted by Jim Hasani

    Synopsis: Lucky Bastard is a “found footage” thriller about a porn website that invites fans to have sex with porn stars.   Well to start things out, this…

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June 6, 2014
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi   Directed by:  Doug LimanStarring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill PaxtonWritten by: Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay), Jez Butterworth (screenplay)

Edge of Tomorrow is a creatively entertaining summer thrill ride

— Posted by Ryan

Synopsis: An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his…

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May 30, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | Family  Directed by:  Robert StrombergStarring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto CopleyWritten by: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault

Maleficent splendidly re-imagines a classic tale but may not be for everyone

— Posted by Ryan

Synopsis: A vindictive fairy is driven to curse an infant princess only to realize the child may be the only one who can restore peace. Much like the Broadway musical…

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May 30, 2014
Genre: Comedy | Western Directed by: Seth MacFarlaneStarring: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam NeesonWritten by: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin

A Million Ways to Die in the West is Disappointing

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    Synopsis: Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs…

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May 28, 2014
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Adventure
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart
Written by:  Simon Kinberg (screenplay), Jane Goldman (story)

X-Men Days of Future Past Review: Changing the Course of Superhero Movie History

— Posted by Jim Hasani

    Synopsis:The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.  …

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May 27, 2014
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Fed Up: The Must See, Conversation Starting Documentary of 2014!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

I remember where I was as an obese person when I decided to change my eating habits. When I was in grad school, I worked for a student planner company…

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May 22, 2014
Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Martin Kemp
Starring: Leo Gregory, Ricci Harnett, Vincent Regan
Written by: Dougie Brimson

Top Dog Review: Rivals Going to Extreme Measures for Revenge

— Posted by Jim Hasani

  Synopsis: London bad boy Billy Evans gets in over his head when he joins a dangerous criminal gang.   “Consequences, some men choose to ignore them, some just can’t…

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May 16, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-FiDirected by:  Gareth EdwardsStarring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston Written by: Max Borenstein (screenplay), Dave Callaham (story)

Godzilla: Everything a Summer Blockbuster Should Be!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  The old fashioned Godzilla is recognizable among generations of movie audiences. And someone in a monster suit knocking down model buildings in the cheaper looking older movies has been…

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May 9, 2014
Genre: Comedy Directed by:  Nicholas StollerStarring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac EfronWritten by: Andrew J. Cohen, Brendan O'Brien

Neighbors brings crude laughter from a common comedic formula

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.     Neighbors teams up Zac Efron and…

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May 9, 2014
Genre:  Drama | Thriller Directed by: Steven KnightStarring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson Written by: Steven Knight (screenplay)

Tom Hardy’s Stunning Performance in Locke Showcases A24 Films Emerging Indie Clout

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Synopsis: Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a…

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May 8, 2014
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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden A Slow-Paced Yet Fascinating Tale

— Posted by Kenny Miles

      Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. The Galapagos Affair is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange…

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May 2, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy Directed by:  Marc WebbStarring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx Written by: Alex Kurtzman (screenplay), Roberto Orci (screenplay)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 doesn’t live up to the ‘Amazing’

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life.     When Sony decided to…

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April 25, 2014
This tables-have-turned premise was amusing for the female audience.

The Other Woman Poised to Please Female Audiences Despite Male Dominated Critical Backlash

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  As we approach the prime movie going summer season, I have to wonder: Where are all the movies for women? In the last few years they have been a…

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April 14, 2014
Genre: Drama | Sport Directed by:  Ivan ReitmanStarring: Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer GarnerWritten by: Scott Rothman, Rajiv Joseph

Draft Day: Lighthearted NFL Love Letter to the Fans and the City of Cleveland

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Synopsis: On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Costner) has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He…

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April 4, 2014
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi Directed by:  Anthony Russo, Joe RussoStarring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson Written by: Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay)

Ryan vs Kenny on Captain America The Winter Soldier

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.  …

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